Exposure of the lungs in breast cancer radiotherapy: A systematic review of lung doses published 2010-2015
Background and purpose: We report a systematic review of lung radiation doses from breast cancer radiotherapy.
Methods and materials: Studies describing breast cancer radiotherapy regimens published during 2010–2015 and reporting lung dose were included. Doses were compared between different countries, anatomical regions irradiated, techniques and use of breathing adaptation.
Results: 471 regimens from 32 countries were identified. The average mean ipsilateral lung do...Expand abstract
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- © 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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