Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 7

New Radiation Therapy Techniques in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Rubén Alexander Elzaurdín Mora1* and Noralys Lara Fernández2

1Specialist I Degree in Medical Oncology, Diploma in Oncological Radiotherapy, Medical-Surgical Research Center, Havana, Cuba
2Specialist I Degree in Medical Oncology, Miguel Enríquez General Teaching Hospital, Havana, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Rubén Alexander Elzaurdín Mora, Specialist I Degree in Medical Oncology, Diploma in Oncological Radiotherapy, Medical-Surgical Research Center, Havana, Cuba.

Received: April 20, 2022; Published: June 18, 2022


The evolution to novel teams of treatment with radiations and the design of new techniques for the planning of the therapy of the patients with lung cancer has allowed to find the balance between the toxicities of the organs of risk and the therapeutic dose. The presence of these organs reveille, it can impede the capacity to administer a complete program of radiotherapy. The coming of new teams for the acquisition of more precise images and the development of such advanced techniques as the radiotherapy of modulated intensity (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) and the Stereotactic Body Radiation (SBRT), they achieve the increment of radiation dose to the tumoral region, it improves the tolerance of the treatment fields, it reduces the dose of radiations to receive for the organs of risk, guaranteeing this way a better objective answer. The objective of the present revision is to promote the knowledge of the new radiotherapy techniques and to foment this way its application in the treatment of the cancer of lung of non-small cells with the purpose of improving the grade of objective answer and the survival of the patients.

Keywords: Lung Cancer; Radiotherapy; Radiotherapy of Modulated Intensity; Organs of Risk


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Citation: Rubén Alexander Elzaurdín Mora and Noralys Lara Fernández. “New Radiation Therapy Techniques in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.7 (2022): 27-31.


Copyright: © 2022 Rubén Alexander Elzaurdín Mora and Noralys Lara Fernández. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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