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Clinical Study

Comprehensive Evaluation of Personal, Clinical, and Radiation Dosimetric Parameters for Acute Skin Reaction during Whole Breast Radiotherapy

Table 4

Pearson’s correlation analyses for skin toxicity.

AxillaInferior fold
value value

Age (years)0.0570.5300.1200.181
Body mass index (kg/m2)0.3010.0010.2520.005
Breast height (cm)0.414<0.0010.375<0.001
Breast separation (cm)0.2720.0020.2150.016
(%)0.404<0.0010.381<0.001
Calculated dose on self-area/prescribed dose (%)0.319<0.0010.1100.220
Calculated dose on inner half/prescribed dose (%)0.1140.2050.1600.074
-field size (cm)0.1300.1730.1050.242
Distance from humerus head to upper border (cm)0.1350.1420.0370.691
Ratio of lateral to medial separation on upper border0.0080.9230.0000.998
Length of axilla bulging (cm)0.0110.9070.0400.658

: a covered volume by the % of prescribed dose; parameter with ; parameter with .

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