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Lung Working Group Meetings occur on the Third Monday of the month from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lung Working Group

The Lung Working Group, led by physicians, Dr. Shruti Jolly (Michigan Medicine/MROQC Coordinating Center) and Dr. Peter Paximadis (Corewell Health South), and medical physicist, Dr. Martha Matuszak (Michigan Medicine/MROQC Coordinating Center), is currently working to identify ways to improve lung cancer treatment for patients across the state of Michigan.

Areas of Current and Ongoing Focus

  • Treatment technique and lung/esophagus toxicity evaluation (IMRT vs. 3DCRT)

  • Impact of pretreatment cardiac disease and radiation doses on long term heart complications

  • ​Understanding factors that contribute to poor patient outcomes post lung cancer treatment

  • ​Uptake and toxicity implications of Immunotherapy in definitive lung cancer treatment

  • Disparities in Lung Cancer Care

  • Improving Quality of Radiation Treatment Plan and Delivery  

  • Lung Target Delineation

  • Lung Target Coverage and Normal Tissue Dose Constraints

  • Lung Motion Assessment

  • Knowledge-Based Planning (KBP) to improve radiation plan quality

    Tools: MROQC Lung Pneumonitis Prediction App

MROQC lung working group
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