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

Krista C J Wink, Erik Roelofs, Timothy Solberg, Liyong Lin, Charles B Simone, Annika Jakobi, Christian Richter, Philippe Lambin, Esther G C Troost

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Abstract

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

Original languageEnglish
Article number292
JournalFrontiers in Oncology
Volume4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Wink, K. C. J., Roelofs, E., Solberg, T., Lin, L., Simone, C. B., Jakobi, A., Richter, C., Lambin, P., & Troost, E. G. C. (2014). Particle therapy for non-small cell lung tumors: where do we stand? A systematic review of the literature. Frontiers in Oncology, 4, [292]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2014.00292