Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1586/era.11.81
Title: Emerging application of stereotactic body radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies
Authors: Mayr, N.A.
Huang, Z.
Sohn, J.W.
Lo, S.S.
Teh, B.S.
Lu, J.J. 
Grecula, J.C.
Kunos, C.
Keywords: gynecologic malignancies
radiation therapy
stereotactic
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Citation: Mayr, N.A., Huang, Z., Sohn, J.W., Lo, S.S., Teh, B.S., Lu, J.J., Grecula, J.C., Kunos, C. (2011-07). Emerging application of stereotactic body radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies. Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy 11 (7) : 1069-1075. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1586/era.11.81
Abstract: Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) involves delivery of image-guided, ablative radiation doses to planning treatment volume(s) using sophisticated dosimetric planning and target localization. Early on, clinical investigators pursued SBRT for the treatment of early stage non-small-cell lung cancer, lung and liver oligometastases and spinal metastases. As a result of its clinical efficacy in these disease sites, SBRT has been explored in the management of persistent or recurrent gynecological cancers. This article will consider indications for SBRT application in gynecological cancer management, will reflect on outcomes from key SBRT clinical trials and will discuss new therapeutic roles of SBRT for gynecological cancers. © 2011 Expert Reviews Ltd.
Source Title: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/125847
ISSN: 14737140
DOI: 10.1586/era.11.81
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