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Comparison of radiation treatment delivery for pancreatic cancer: Linac intensity-modulated radiotherapy versus helical tomotherapy

Taylor R et al. – Target coverage is equivalent between the two systems; however, helical tomotherapy (HT) shows significantly better sparing of the stomach and small bowel. The decreased dose to organs at risk (OAR) with HT is likely to improve the therapeutic ratio in the radiotherapy of pancreatic head cancers. [more...]