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Correspondence: Krista C. J. Wink, Department of Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO Clinic), Maastricht University Medical Centre, Dr. Tanslaan 12, Maastricht 6229 ET, Netherlands e-mail: krista.wink@maastro.nl

The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.

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Keywords:

  • C-ion
  • IMPT
  • NSCLC
  • PBS
  • PSPT
  • photon
  • proton
  • radiotherapy

Particle therapy for non-small cell lung tumors: Where do we stand? A systematic review of the literature

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Journal Title:

Frontiers in Oncology

Volume:

Volume 4, Number OCT

Publisher:

, Pages 292-292

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Article | Final Publisher PDF

Abstract:

This review article provides a systematic overview of the currently available evidence on the clinical effectiveness of particle therapy for the treatment of NSCLC and summarizes findings of in silico comparative planning studies. Furthermore, technical issues and dosimetric uncertainties with respect to thoracic pa rticle therapy are discussed.

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© 2014 Wink, Roelofs, Solberg, Lin, Simone_ii, Jakobi, Richter, Lambin and Troost.

This is an Open Access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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