Original Publication Date: 1 September, 2014
Publication / Source: Breast Cancer Management
Authors: Olivier Lauche, Youlia M Kirova
Helical tomotherapy (HT) is a technique of rotational intensity-modulated radiation therapy allowing dose escalation and normal tissue sparing for various types of cancer. Dosimetric studies of HT in breast cancers showed an improvement in dose homogeneity, conformity and a decrease in high doses of organs at risk compared with standard techniques.