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Functional imaging in radiation therapy planning for head and neck cancer

Luis A. Pérez Romasanta, María José García Velloso, Antonio López Medina
DOI: 10.1016/j.rpor.2013.10.007
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Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2013;18(6):376-382.

open access

Vol 18, No 6 (2013)
SpeciaI issue papers
Published online: 2013-11-01
Submitted: 2013-05-04

Abstract

Functional imaging and its application to radiotherapy (RT) is a rapidly expanding field with new modalities and techniques constantly developing and evolving. As technologies improve, it will be important to pay attention to their implementation. This review describes the main achievements in the field of head and neck cancer (HNC) with particular remarks on the unsolved problems.

Abstract

Functional imaging and its application to radiotherapy (RT) is a rapidly expanding field with new modalities and techniques constantly developing and evolving. As technologies improve, it will be important to pay attention to their implementation. This review describes the main achievements in the field of head and neck cancer (HNC) with particular remarks on the unsolved problems.

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Keywords

Radiotherapy planning; Functional imaging; Metabolic imaging; PET/CT

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Title

Functional imaging in radiation therapy planning for head and neck cancer

Journal

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Issue

Vol 18, No 6 (2013)

Pages

376-382

Published online

2013-11-01

DOI

10.1016/j.rpor.2013.10.007

Bibliographic record

Rep Pract Oncol Radiother 2013;18(6):376-382.

Keywords

Radiotherapy planning
Functional imaging
Metabolic imaging
PET/CT

Authors

Luis A. Pérez Romasanta
María José García Velloso
Antonio López Medina

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