Acta chirurgica iugoslavica 2003 Volume 50, Issue 3, Pages: 185-188
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Radioterapija malignih tumora štitaste žlezde
Stanković Vesna V., Borojević Nenad D., Golubičić Ivana V.
The primary treatment of thyroid gland malignoma is surgery. Success of radiotherapy depends of extent of the previous surgery treatment. The types of radiotherapy are: curative (profilactic and postoperative) and paliative. Tumor dose and radiotherapy technique depend on histological type, extent of the privioud surgery treatment, curative or paliative intent and general condition of patient, and they are from 40 Gy to 65 Gy by conventional fractionation. The basis of radiotherapy treatment planning and choice of radiotherapy treatment technique in survey of the region of interest by imaging procedure. On the basis of those data we determine therapeutic volume and structure of risk (spinal cord, lung) and protection of the risky structures is planned.
Keywords: thyroid gland malignoma, radiotherapy, radiotherapy technique
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