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An International Expert Survey on the Indications and Practice of Radical Thoracic Reirradiation for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Robert Rulach, David Ball, Kevin LM Chua, Max Dahele, Dirk De Ruysscher, Kevin Franks, Daniel Gomez, Matthias Guckenberger, Gerard G Hanna, Alexander V Louie, Drew Moghanaki, David A Palma, Clive Peedell, Ahmed Salem, Shankar Siva, Gregory MM Videtic, Anthony J Chalmers, Stephen Harrow

Advances in Radiation Oncology | Published : 2021


Purpose: Thoracic reirradiation for non-small cell lung cancer with curative intent is potentially associated with severe toxicity. There are limited prospective data on the best method to deliver this treatment. We sought to develop expert consensus guidance on the safe practice of treating non-small cell lung cancer with radiation therapy in the setting of prior thoracic irradiation. Methods and Materials: Twenty-one thoracic radiation oncologists were invited to participate in an international Delphi consensus process. Guideline statements were developed and refined during 4 rounds on the definition of reirradiation, selection of appropriate patients, pretreatment assessments, planning of..

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