JMRS ASMIRT CPD Q&A - Radiation Therapy - March 2022
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Continuing Professional Development Q&A - Radiation Therapy
Assessing the impact of magnetic resonance treatment simulation (MRSIM) on target volume delineation and dose to organs at risk for oropharyngeal radiotherapy

Richardson H, Kumar M, Tieu MT, Parker J, Dowling JA, Arm J, Best L, Greer PB, Clapham M, Oldmeadow C, O’Connor L, Wratten C. (2022)
J Med Radiat Sci. (2022)
1.  What is the field strength of the MRI used in this study? *
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2.  What is the major advantage of a planning MRI (pMRI) compared to a diagnostic MRI (dMRI)? *
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3.  How many patients had their contours modified because of this study? *
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4.  What was the main reason for modifying a contour on the pMRI? *
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5.  Which contour was edited the most in this study? *
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Recommended further reading:
1. Wong KH, Panek R, Bhide SA, Nutting CM, Harrington KJ, Newbold KL. The emerging potential of magnetic resonance imaging in personalizing radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: an oncologist's perspective. Br J Radiol. 2017 Mar; 90(1071):20160768.

2. Hanvey S, McJury M, Tho LM, Glegg M, Thomson M, Grose D, et al. The influence of MRI scan position on patients with oropharyngeal cancer undergoing radical radiotherapy. Radiat Oncol. 2013 May; 8: 129.

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