Brief Report on Radiological Changes following Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for Early-Stage Lung Tumors: A Pictorial Essay

Advanced Radiation Technology Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

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Abstract

Distinctive patterns of early and late benign fibrosis are commonly observed after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for lung malignancies. These changes on computed tomography scans need to be distinguished from so-called high-risk radiological features, which can be associated with a higher risk for tumor recurrence. This pictorial report illustrates the different radiological changes seen after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy delivered by using volumetric modulated radiotherapy, a technique that is being increasingly used in clinical care.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-862
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Thoracic Oncology
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018

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