The indications for post-prostatectomy radiotherapy have evolved over the last decade, although the optimal timing, dose, and target volume remain to be well defined. The target volume is susceptible to anatomical variations with its borders interfacing with the rectum and bladder.
FREE DAILY AND WEEKLY NEWSLETTERS OFFERED BY CONTENT OF INTEREST
Did you find this article relevant? Subscribe to UroToday-GUOncToday!
The fields of GU Oncology and Urology are advancing rapidly including new treatments, enrolling clinical trials, screening and surveillance recommendations along with updated guidelines. Join us as one of our subscribers who rely on UroToday as their must-read source for the latest news and data on drugs. Sign up today for blogs, video conversations, conference highlights and abstracts from peer-review publications by disease and condition delivered to your inbox and read on the go.
Image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy has become the gold standard for radical prostate radiotherapy. Here we review the current evidence for image-guided techniques with intensity-modulated radiotherapy to the prostate bed and describe current strategies to reduce or account for interfraction and intrafraction motion.
Cancer management and research. 2015 Nov 11*** epublish ***
Julia R Murray, Helen A McNair, David P Dearnaley
Academic Urology Unit, Institute of Cancer Research, London ; Department of Radiotherapy, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK. , Department of Radiotherapy, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK. , Academic Urology Unit, Institute of Cancer Research, London ; Department of Radiotherapy, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, UK.