Towards homogenization of total body irradiation practices in pediatric patients across SIOPE affiliated centers. A survey by the SIOPE radiation oncology working group.


Hoeben B. A. W. , Pazos M., Albert M. H. , Seravalli E., Bosman M. E. , Losert C., ...More

Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, vol.155, pp.113-119, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background and purpose: To reduce relapse risk, Total Body Irradiation (TBI) is part of conditioning regimens for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in pediatric acute leukemia. The study purpose was to evaluate clinical practices regarding TBI, such as fractionation, organ shielding and delivery techniques, among SIOPE affiliated radiotherapy centers.