Med Dosim 2022 Jun 10. Epub 2022 Jun 10.
Department of Radiation Oncology, Lucien Neuwirth Cancer Centre, Saint Priest en Jarez, France; Department of Research and Teaching in Oncology, Lucien Neuwirth Cancer Centre, Saint Priest en Jarez, France; Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology Lab, CNRS UMR 5822, Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon, IPNL, 69622 Lyon Medicine University, Lyon, France.
Preserving the quality of life and sexual function of patients with a localized prostate cancer remains a challenge for physicians and a major issue for patients. The present study aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of a dosimetric preservation of the sexual organs during prostate stereotactic radiotherapy planning. Patients from a single centre were retrospectively included in the RPAH-2 trial and randomized in Arm B if they presented with either a low- or intermediate- risk prostate cancer. Read More