Mia Voordeckers

Summary

Affiliation: Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Scapula alata in early breast cancer patients enrolled in a randomized clinical trial of post-surgery short-course image-guided radiotherapy
    Nele Adriaenssens
    Breast Clinic, Oncologic Surgery, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    World J Surg Oncol 10:86. 2012
  2. doi Parotid gland sparing with helical tomotherapy in head-and-neck cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:443-8. 2012
  3. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of parotid function in patients receiving tomotherapy for head-and-neck cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Jette, Belgium
    Strahlenther Onkol 184:400-5. 2008
  4. doi Survival benefit with radiation therapy in node-positive breast carcinoma patients
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Strahlenther Onkol 185:656-62. 2009
  5. ncbi Statistical interaction in the survival analysis of early breast cancer using registry data: role of breast conserving surgery and radiotherapy
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Oncology Center, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Jette, Belgium
    Tumori 91:9-14. 2005
  6. ncbi Functional form of the effect of the numbers of axillary nodes on survival in early breast cancer
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologisch Centrum, AZ VUB, B 1090 Jette, Belgium
    Int J Oncol 22:697-704. 2003
  7. ncbi Adjuvant radiotherapy after mastectomy for pT1-pT2 node negative (pN0) breast cancer: is it worth the effort?
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Academic Hospital V U B, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Jette, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 68:227-31. 2003
  8. pmc Ratios of involved nodes in early breast cancer
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Oncology Center, Academic Hospital, AZ VUB, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Jette, Belgium
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R680-8. 2004
  9. pmc Health-related quality of life in survivors of stage I-II breast cancer: randomized trial of post-operative conventional radiotherapy and hypofractionated tomotherapy
    Harijati Versmessen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Jette, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 12:495. 2012
  10. ncbi The lymph node ratio as prognostic factor in node-positive breast cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Academic Hospital V U B, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 70:225-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Scapula alata in early breast cancer patients enrolled in a randomized clinical trial of post-surgery short-course image-guided radiotherapy
    Nele Adriaenssens
    Breast Clinic, Oncologic Surgery, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    World J Surg Oncol 10:86. 2012
    ..We evaluated the risk factors associated with SA and the relationship of SA with ipsilateral shoulder/arm morbidity in a series of patients enrolled in a trial of post-surgery radiotherapy (RT)...
  2. doi Parotid gland sparing with helical tomotherapy in head-and-neck cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:443-8. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the ability of helical tomotherapy to spare the function of the parotid glands in patients with head-and-neck cancer by analyzing dose-volume histograms, salivary gland scintigraphy, and quality of life assessment...
  3. ncbi Longitudinal assessment of parotid function in patients receiving tomotherapy for head-and-neck cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Jette, Belgium
    Strahlenther Onkol 184:400-5. 2008
    ..The study aims to investigate the potential of helical tomotherapy (Hi-Art Tomotherapy) to preserve parotid function in head-and-neck cancer patients...
  4. doi Survival benefit with radiation therapy in node-positive breast carcinoma patients
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Strahlenther Onkol 185:656-62. 2009
    ..The authors investigated whether postoperative RT provides a survival benefit for pT1-2 pN+ breast cancer patients...
  5. ncbi Statistical interaction in the survival analysis of early breast cancer using registry data: role of breast conserving surgery and radiotherapy
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Oncology Center, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Jette, Belgium
    Tumori 91:9-14. 2005
    ..To identify subgroup effects that might influence the survival results of postoperative radiotherapy...
  6. ncbi Functional form of the effect of the numbers of axillary nodes on survival in early breast cancer
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologisch Centrum, AZ VUB, B 1090 Jette, Belgium
    Int J Oncol 22:697-704. 2003
    ..Even when the number of involved nodes is already large, each additional involved node increases the relative mortality hazard by at least 1.3%...
  7. ncbi Adjuvant radiotherapy after mastectomy for pT1-pT2 node negative (pN0) breast cancer: is it worth the effort?
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Academic Hospital V U B, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Jette, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 68:227-31. 2003
    ..Since little data on the importance of RT in this subgroup are known, we reviewed the clinical records with regard to overall survival...
  8. pmc Ratios of involved nodes in early breast cancer
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Oncology Center, Academic Hospital, AZ VUB, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Jette, Belgium
    Breast Cancer Res 6:R680-8. 2004
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  9. pmc Health-related quality of life in survivors of stage I-II breast cancer: randomized trial of post-operative conventional radiotherapy and hypofractionated tomotherapy
    Harijati Versmessen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Jette, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 12:495. 2012
    ..Tomotherapy uses an integrated computed tomography scanner to improve treatment accuracy, aiming to reduce the adverse effects of radiotherapy...
  10. ncbi The lymph node ratio as prognostic factor in node-positive breast cancer
    Mia Voordeckers
    Department of Radiotherapy, Academic Hospital V U B, Laarbeeklaan 101, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 70:225-30. 2004
    ..The clinical records of the node-positive breast cancer patients treated at our department were reviewed, to evaluate if there is a correlation between the ratio of involved axillary lymph nodes and the overall and cause specific survival...
  11. doi Pattern of failure after helical tomotherapy in head and neck cancer
    Ashraf Farrag
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Strahlenther Onkol 186:511-6. 2010
    ..Treatment failure patterns in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients treated with HT were analyzed...
  12. doi Can 18-FDG-PET during radiotherapy replace post-therapy scanning for detection/demonstration of tumor response in head-and-neck cancer?
    Gaetane Ceulemans
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:938-42. 2011
    ..In routine practice, the tumor response in head-and-neck cancer (HNC) is assessed 3-4 months after radiotherapy (RT). We compared the results of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) during (47 Gy) and 4 months after RT...
  13. ncbi Effect of the number of uninvolved nodes on survival in early breast cancer
    Vincent Vinh-Hung
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncologisch Centrum, AZ VUB, B 1090 Jette, Belgium
    Oncol Rep 10:363-8. 2003
    ..The incidental finding that ratio-based characterization of node involvement might be a prognostic factor will be further investigated...
  14. ncbi An assessment of the use of skin flashes in helical tomotherapy using phantom and in-vivo dosimetry
    Koen Tournel
    Radiotherapy Department, Oncology Center, Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 84:34-9. 2007
    ..However, positioning errors or changes in the patient's contour can influence the correct dosage in these regions. This work studies the behavior of skin-flash regions using phantom and in-vivo dosimetry...
  15. ncbi Evaluation of dose calculation algorithms for dynamic arc treatments of head and neck tumors
    Nadine Linthout
    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology Center, Academic Hospital, Free University Brussels AZ VUB, Laarbeeklaan 101, B 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 64:85-95. 2002
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  16. doi Can 18F-FDG-PET response during radiotherapy be used as a predictive factor for the outcome of head and neck cancer patients?
    Ashraf Farrag
    Department of aRadiation oncology, Oncologic Center UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan, Brussels, Belgium
    Nucl Med Commun 31:495-501. 2010
    ..We investigated if (18F) fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography (F-FDG-PET) during radiotherapy or concurrent chemoradiotherapy adds information about the treatment outcome compared with an FDG-PET study before treatment...
  17. pmc Early contralateral shoulder-arm morbidity in breast cancer patients enrolled in a randomized trial of post-surgery radiation therapy
    Nele Adriaenssens
    Breast Clinic, Oncological Surgery, UZ Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Breast Cancer (Auckl) 6:79-93. 2012
    ..Shoulder/arm morbidity is a common complication of breast cancer surgery and radiotherapy (RT), but little is known about acute contralateral morbidity...