Potential Benefits of Radiotherapy in Prone Position for Breast Cancer Patients: a Planning Study
Conditions
Breast Neoplasms - Radiation
Conditions: official terms
Breast Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
respiratory gating, prone radiotherapy, breast cancer
Study Type
Observational
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
This study has the purpose to investigate the benefit of treating breast cancer patients in prone position. This treatment is compared to the standard technique in our center (supine position with or without respiratory gating). The investigators want to compare the doses on the organs at risk (heart and lungs) in the different techniques.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: N/A
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- indication for radiotherapy of the breast and /or lymph nodes

Exclusion Criteria:

- none ( planning study)
Location
UZ Leuven Radiotherapy Department
Leuven, Belgium
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Caroline Sweldens, Doctor - 003216347600 - caroline.sweldens@uzleuven.be
Start Date
January 2011
Sponsors
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Source
Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven
Record processing date
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