All patients required at least one ART replan because of tumor and normal tissue changes, and eight patients required a second ART replan. For patient, that an adaptive replanning necessary parotid salivary gland had shrunk by an average of 16 % and tumors had shrunk by five % of the time re-planning. For the patients who require a second adaptive replanning, had parotid gland tumors and 24 % and 14 % have shrunk. Most ART Replans were completed within one day.
‘. ART keeps radiotherapy used close to the body of a patient, as if it were being shrunk, ‘Schwartz added. ‘It is as individualized as our current treatment can be realistic. ‘. Continue reading “All patients required at least one ART replan because of tumor and normal tissue changes.”