Interfractional variations in the set-up of pelvic bony anatomy and soft tissue, and their implication in proton therapy of the prostate

A. Trofimov, S. Mauceri, P. Nguyen, H.-M. Lu, M. Engelsman, J. Efstathiou, S. Merrick, C.-W. Cheng, J. Wong & A. Zietman
Purpose: Prostate carcinoma patients represent a growing share of proton therapy recipients worldwide. Notwithstanding, concerns persist about many uncertainties associated with dose delivery to such deep-seated, mobile targets, in the close proximity of sensitive critical organs. We use serial CT data[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]