Stereotactic body radiation for pancreatic cancer: results of an international survey of practice patterns

Stereotactic body radiation for pancreatic cancer: results of an international survey of practice... J Radiat Oncol (2017) 6:273–278 DOI 10.1007/s13566-016-0267-2 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Stereotactic body radiation for pancreatic cancer: results of an international survey of practice patterns 1 1 2 3 4 A. Parekh & L. M. Rosati & D. T. Chang & K. A. Goodman & T.M. Pawlik & 2 1 A. C. Koong & J. M. Herman Received: 13 May 2016 /Accepted: 24 July 2016 /Published online: 31 August 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract related to gross tumor volume (GTV) to planning target volume Objective Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is an (PTV) expansions and management of respiratory motion. emerging treatment option for borderline resectable and local- Conclusions SBRT is increasingly used for PCA. The data ly advanced, unresectable pancreatic cancer (PCA). However, presented here indicate that the majority of radiation oncolo- no standardized guidelines for treatment exist and patterns of gists treat with 6–8 Gy×5fractions anduse fiducials with 4D- SBRT use for PCA are unclear. CT simulation for localization and planning. Although the ma- Methods Radiation oncologists known to use SBRT in the jority of the surveyed physicians prefer SBRT to standard radi- setting of PCA were invited to complete a 26-item Web-based ation, it may be underutilized due to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Radiation Oncology Springer Journals

Stereotactic body radiation for pancreatic cancer: results of an international survey of practice patterns

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology; Imaging / Radiology; Cancer Research; Surgical Oncology; Surgery; Radiotherapy
ISSN
1948-7894
eISSN
1948-7908
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10.1007/s13566-016-0267-2
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J Radiat Oncol (2017) 6:273–278 DOI 10.1007/s13566-016-0267-2 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Stereotactic body radiation for pancreatic cancer: results of an international survey of practice patterns 1 1 2 3 4 A. Parekh & L. M. Rosati & D. T. Chang & K. A. Goodman & T.M. Pawlik & 2 1 A. C. Koong & J. M. Herman Received: 13 May 2016 /Accepted: 24 July 2016 /Published online: 31 August 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract related to gross tumor volume (GTV) to planning target volume Objective Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is an (PTV) expansions and management of respiratory motion. emerging treatment option for borderline resectable and local- Conclusions SBRT is increasingly used for PCA. The data ly advanced, unresectable pancreatic cancer (PCA). However, presented here indicate that the majority of radiation oncolo- no standardized guidelines for treatment exist and patterns of gists treat with 6–8 Gy×5fractions anduse fiducials with 4D- SBRT use for PCA are unclear. CT simulation for localization and planning. Although the ma- Methods Radiation oncologists known to use SBRT in the jority of the surveyed physicians prefer SBRT to standard radi- setting of PCA were invited to complete a 26-item Web-based ation, it may be underutilized due to

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Journal of Radiation OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 31, 2016

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