Author | Susan London

Articles

New 5D model may predict motion of lung tumors

February 04, 2005

A new 5D mathematical model seems to accurately predict the motion of lung tumors on CT scans obtained while patients breathe, according to a preliminary report presented at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology meeting in October.

Gated 4D PET/CT improves lung treatment planning

February 04, 2005

Respiratory gating in PET and CT can reduce uncertainties about tumor location, thereby improving radiation treatment planning for patients with lung cancer, according to a pilot study presented at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology meeting in October.