Comparison of Set-up Reproducibility Between Prone and Supine Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) for the Adjuvant Treatment of Breast Carcinoma After Lumpectomy
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10 patients will be treated alternating daily between prone and supine position for breast radiotherapy to compare set-up accuracy. Prone treatment will be given on the odds days and supine treatment on the even days.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
multidisciplinary decision of adjuvant radiotherapy after lumpectomy for breast cancer
minimum 18 years
informed consent obtained, signed and dated before specific protocol procedures.
need for axillary irradiation
bilateral breast irradiation
previous irradiation at the same time
pregnant or breastfeeding
mental condition rendering the patient unable to understand the nature, scope and possible consequences of the study.
patient unlikely to comply with the protocol; i.e. uncooperative attitude, inability to return for follow-up visits, and unlikely to complete the study.