[Radiotherapy for paediatric cancers]

Cancer Radiother. 2016 Sep;20 Suppl:S216-26. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2016.07.021. Epub 2016 Aug 8.
[Article in French]

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to describe the specificities of paediatric radiation oncology: cancer types, radiotherapy indications, techniques, organisation and reglementary framework.

Keywords: Cancers de l’enfant; Craniospinal irradiation; Effets tardifs; Irradiation craniospinale; Late effects; Nephroblastoma; Nephroblastome; Neuroblastoma; Neuroblastome; Paediatric cancer; Regulation; Réglementation.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Cancer Care Facilities
  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Cranial Irradiation / adverse effects
  • Cranial Irradiation / methods
  • Cranial Irradiation / standards
  • Dose Fractionation, Radiation
  • France
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Neoplasms / therapy
  • Organs at Risk
  • Pediatrics / organization & administration
  • Radiation Injuries / prevention & control
  • Radiation Oncology / organization & administration
  • Radiosurgery / adverse effects
  • Radiosurgery / methods
  • Radiosurgery / standards
  • Radiotherapy / adverse effects
  • Radiotherapy / methods
  • Radiotherapy / standards
  • Radiotherapy Dosage
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
  • Societies, Medical