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Margin-Based Vs. Robust Photon Radiotherapy Planning in IMRT of HN-SQCC

2018-06-18 02:03:12 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-18T02:03:12-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Computer-assisted mathematical calculations of beam angles, intensities of radiation, and duration of irradiation in radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.

The total amount of radiation absorbed by tissues as a result of radiotherapy.

Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.

Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.

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