Localization of internal mammary lymph nodes by CT simulation: Implications for breast radiation therapy planning

David B. Mansur, Issam El Naqa, Fengming Kong, Eric E. Klein, Marie E. Taylor, Imran Zoberi, Jeffrey D. Bradley, Carlos A. Perez

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Abstract

The efficacy of post-operative radiation therapy in breast cancer management has been evident for several decades. In recent years there has been increasing interest in treating the internal mammary lymph nodes. In an attempt to simplify their localization for treatment planning purposes, the position of the internal mammary lymph nodes was systematically studied in 65 breast cancer patients undergoing CT simulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-357
Number of pages3
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Volume73
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2004

Keywords

  • Internal mammary nodes
  • Radiation therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Mansur, D. B., El Naqa, I., Kong, F., Klein, E. E., Taylor, M. E., Zoberi, I., Bradley, J. D., & Perez, C. A. (2004). Localization of internal mammary lymph nodes by CT simulation: Implications for breast radiation therapy planning. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 73(3), 355-357. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2004.08.018