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TROG 14.04 – HART Dataset

Dataset Name:

TROG 14.04 Deep Inhalation Breath Hold for reduction of cardiac toxicity in patients with left sided breast cancer undergoing radiotherapy (Heart Avoiding Radiation Therapy, HART)




TROG Cancer Research


Prof Tomas Kron



Date made available:



Individual Participant Data

Subject (ANZSRC Category):

Radiation therapy

Patient sample size:


Dataset Description:

– Feasibility of Deep Inhalation Breath Hold (DIBH)
– Dose-volume parameters for the ipsilateral lung, left anterior descending artery, contralateral breast and oesophagus.
– Reproducibility of the breath-hold.
– Guidelines for quality assurance for the use of DIBH.
– Resource requirements for DIBH
– Resource use: health care professional time, equipment and consumables required to plan and deliver one episode of DIBH
– Imaging Data: CT
– Anxiety Assessment Visual Analogue Scale (VAS): Pre and Post-treatment planning CT, Pre and Post each radiotherapy fraction
– Patient Reported Experience of Breath Hold Questionnaire (DIBH participants only): Pre and Post planning CT, Pre and Post the first fraction and last week of radiotherapy treatment
– Patient Reported Outcome Completion and Missing Data (CoMiDa) Checklist
– Approx Time Period of data collection: 2018-2019

Radiotherapy Quality Assurance
– 60 participants RTQA/Imaging Dataset: RT plan, RT delivery and Imaging documentation plus EPIs (DICOM format)


Breast Cancer Trials Group, Gross Foundation

Keywords (MeSH):

Breast Neoplasms/radiotherapy; Breath holding; Feasibility Stuides; Female; Heart; Humans; Organs at Risk; Radiotherapy Dosage; Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted/methods; Reproducibility of Results; Unilateral Breast Neoplasms/radiotherapy

ANZCTR Reference:



TROG 14.04: Multicentre Study of Feasibility and Impact on Anxiety of DIBH in Breast Cancer Patients

Requests for Data:

Access can be requested via the Health Data Australia catalogue. Search for the ACTRN number in the catalogue to find datasets associated with this trial or email enquiries to

Please submit a New Trial Proposal Application (Category D) to the TROG Cancer Research Operations Executive Committee.