Does pelvic lymph nodes irradiation using intensity modulated radiation therapy increase rectal and bladder toxicities in patients with prostate carcinoma?

Garipagaoglu M., Sengoz M., Senkesen O., Goksel E. O., Tezcanli E., Kucucuk H., ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.15, no.4, pp.668-673, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.668-673
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: This study compared the radiation-related rectal (R) and bladder (B) toxicities in prostate carcinoma patients receiving additional pelvic lymph nodes (PLN) irradiation with those receiving prostate (P) and seminal vesicle (SV) irradiation only.