Current possibilities of radiotherapy of lung cancer and clinical recommendations


MUDr. Radovan Vojtíšek, Ph.D.

Onkologická a radioterapeutická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň



Lung cancers are the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide. Radiotherapy may be indicated in their treatment algorithm under certain circumstances at any stage of the disease with an appropriate treatment intent. It is a very dynamically developing discipline that promptly adopts the most modern imaging methods, the latest radiobiological knowledge, as well as modern technology used to accurately deliver the dose to the target volume.


Key words

lung cancer, radiotherapy, radiotherapy planning, radiochemotherapy



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