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Third-party-funded project

Title:
Methods and tools for movement adapted positioning corrections in radiotherapy.

Project management at the University of Würzburg:

Participating scientists:

Abstract:
Position and movement of a tumor during a radiotherapy session are a difficult problem. Using correlation of Target movement with external and internal markers parameters are generated which allow a prediction of internal coordinate changes and in a second step a real time adaptation of the radiation source or of the patient. This makes reduction of safety margins and dose escalation possible.

Projekt period: from 05.2002 to 05.2004

Funding institution:
DFG ( Schw 502/8-1 ) ,Granting date: 19.04.2002

Preceding project:
BMBF 01GB9704/9 Einführung der Konformationstherapie 1994-1999