Treatment of left sided breast cancer for a patient with funnel chest: Volumetric-modulated arc therapy vs. 3D-CRT and intensity-modulated radiotherapy
Medical Dosimetry, 06/26/2012
Haertl PM et al. – Volumetric–modulated arc therapy (VMAT) is considered the best treatment option for the presented case of a patient with funnel chest. It allows reducing dose in most organs at risk (OAR) without compromising target coverage, keeping delivery time well below 5 minutes.