Abstract # 2097 Predictors of Rectal Acute Toxicity in High-Dose 3D-CRT for Prostate Cancer. Results from a Prospective Multi-Centric Study Performed by the AIRO National Working Group on Prostate Irradiation

Presenter: Valdagni, Riccardo

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RICCARDO VALDAGNI Date of Birth 05/05/1953 Head - Prostate Programme - Istituto Nazionale Tumori - Milano Project Leader, Project ¡°Prostate Cancer¡±, Alleanza contro il Cancro Referee, Continuous Medical Education Committee, Ministero della Sanit¨¤ President, Associazione per la Ricerca Oncologica Multidisciplinare, Milan Member, Istituto Superiore di Sanit¨¤ Group "Quality Assurance in conformal radiotherapy" Member, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Group ¡°Guidelines in prostate cancer¡± Member, Istituto Superiore di Sanit¨¤ Group on Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy Head, Istituto Superiore di Sanit¨¤ Subgroup ¡°Clinical and physical Quality Assurance indicators in prostate cancer irradiation¡± Psychotherapist a the Psychoanalitic Centre ¡°Il Ruolo Terapeutico¡±, Milan Professore a contratto, Istituto di Scienze Radiologiche, Milan Bicocca University, Milan SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP: European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Associazione Italiana di Oncologia Medica (AIOM) Associazione Italiana di Radioterapia Oncologica (AIRO) Societ¨¤ Italiana di Urologia Oncologica (SIURO) Societ¨¤ Italiana di Psiconcologia (SIPO) PUBLICATIONS 1. Valdagni R., Italia C., Montanaro P., Lanceni A., Lattuada P., Magnani T., Fiorino C., Nahum A. Is the alpha-beta ratio of prostate cancer really low? A prospective, non randomized trial comparing standard and hyperfractionated conformal radiation therapy. Radiother. Oncol. 75: 74-82, 2005 2. Valdagni R., Salvioni R., Nicolai N., Villa S., Bedini N., Bajetta E., Procopio G., Donegani S., Bosisio M. In reference to Kagan AR: ¡°The multidisciplinary clinic¡±. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 63: 309-310, 2005 3. Fiorino C., Sanguineti G., Valdagni R. Fractionation and late rectal toxicity: No reliable estimates of ¦Á/¦Â value for rectum can be derived from studies where different volumes of rectum are irradiated at different dose levels: In regard to Brenner. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 62: 289-290, 2005 4. Rancati T., Fiorino C., Gagliardi G., Cattaneo G.M., Sanguineti G., Casanova Borca V., Cozzarini C., Fellin G., Foppiano F., Girelli G., Menegotti L., Piazzolla A., Vavassori V., Valdagni R. Fitting late rectal bleeding data using different NTCP models: results from an Italian multi-centric study (AIROPROS0101). Radiother. Oncol. 73: 21-32, 2004 5. Fiorino C., Sanguineti G., Cozzarini C., Fellin G., Foppiano F., Menegotti L., Piazzolla A., Vavassori V., Valdagni R. Rectal Dose-Volume Constraints in High-Dose Radiotherapy of Localized Prostate Cancer. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 57/4: 953-962, 2003

Authors:
Valdagni, Riccardo (1) ; Vavassori, Vittorio (2) ; Fiorino, Claudio (3) ; Rancati, Tiziana (3) ; Magli, Alessandro (2) ; Fellin, Gianni (4) ; Cagna, Emanuela (5) ; Mauro, Flora Anna (6) ; Munoz, Fernando (7) ; Franzone, Paola (8) .

Institutions:
1. Prostate Programme, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milano, Italy.
2.
Radiotherapy, Ospedale Circolo, Varese, Italy.

3.
Medical Physics, Istituto San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

4.
Radiotherapy, Ospedale S.ta Chiara, Trento, Italy.

5.
Radiotherapy, Ospedale Sant'Anna, Como, Italy.

6.
Radiotherapy, Villa Maria Cecilia, Lugo, Italy.

7.
Radiotherapy, IRCCS, Candiolo, Italy.

8.
Radiotherapy, IST, Genova, Italy.



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