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Approaches for including MRI in radiation therapy planning

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MRI NetForum Team Philips Healthcare • Netherlands


Radiation therapy (RT) uses imaging to support anatomy delineation for dose planning. University Medical Center Utrecht has embraced MRI to enhance their radiation therapy planning, using the benefit of MRI’s high soft tissue contrast.


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Approaches for including MRI into radiation therapy planning

Good delineation can help spare anatomical structures

Advances in radiation therapy delivery drive the need for better delineation of tumors and surrounding tissues. “In addition to helping in delineation of the prostate, MRI also helps in visualizing the lesions inside the prostate, which may not be possible in CT,” says Dr. Mariëlle Philippens

MRI for planning in variety of anatomies

UMC Utrecht uses MRI in conjunction with CT in planning external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for treatment of tumors in a variety of anatomies, such as organs in the pelvis, brain, head/neck area, abdomen and bone.


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Ingenia MR-RT
Body, EBRT, HeadNeck, MR-RT, Oncology, Prostate, radiation therapy, radiotherapy planning, RT planning

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