International Journal of Cancer Management

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CT Simulation to Evaluate of Pelvic Lymph Node Coverage in Conventional Radiotherapy Fields Based on Bone and Vessels Landmarks in Prostate Cancer Patients

Amir Shahram Yousefi Kashi 1 , * , Samira Khaledi 2 and Mohammad Houshyari 1
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1 Department of Radiation Oncology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Radiation Oncology, Shohada-e-Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Cancer Prevention: June 2016, 9 (3); e6233
  • Published Online: June 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 13, 2016
  • Accepted: May 18, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijcp-6233

To Cite: Yousefi Kashi A S, Khaledi S, Houshyari M. CT Simulation to Evaluate of Pelvic Lymph Node Coverage in Conventional Radiotherapy Fields Based on Bone and Vessels Landmarks in Prostate Cancer Patients, Int J Cancer Manag. 2016 ; 9(3):e6233. doi: 10.17795/ijcp-6233.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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