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Title Technical basis of radiation therapy : practical clinical applications / Seymour H. Levitt, James A. Purdy, Carlos A. Perez, Philip Poortmans, editors
Edition Fifth edition
Published Heidelberg : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 1148 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Medical radiology. Radiation oncology, 0942-5373
Medical radiology (Series). 0942-5373
Contents pt. I. Basic Concepts in Radiation Oncology. Practical Time-Dose Evaluations, or How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Linear Quadratics / Jack F. Fowler -- Radiobiology of Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Chang W. Song, Heonjoo Park, Robert J. Griffin, and Seymour H. Levitt -- Imaging in Radiation Therapy / Cynthia Ménard, Ursula Nestle, and David Jaffray -- Physics of Radiotherapy Planning and Delivery / James A. Purdy, Philip Poortmans, Carlos A. Perez, and Seymour H. Levitt -- Simulation in the Determination and Definition of Treatment Volume and Treatment Planning / Sasa Mutic, Mary Coffey, James A. Purdy, Jeff M. Michalski, and Carlos A. Perez -- Clinical Applications of High-Energy Electrons / Bruce J. Gerbi, Youlia M. Kirova, and Roberto Orecchia -- Proton Therapy / Nancy Price Mendenhall and Zuofeng Li -- Physical, Biological and Clinical Background for the Development of Light Ion Therapy / Anders Brahme -- Three-Dimensional Treatment Planning and Conformal Therapy / James A. Purdy, Philip Poortmans, and Carlos A. Perez -- Linac-Based Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy / Ruijiang Li, Paul Keall, and Lei Xing -- Tomotherapy Image Guided Radiation Therapy / Walter H. Grant III, E. Brian Butler, and Dirk Verellen -- Robotic Image Guided Radiation Therapy / Rodney E. Wegner, Dwight E. Heron, Arlan H. Mintz, and M. Saiful Huq -- Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery / Joseph R. Simpson, Robert E. Drzymala, Keith M. Rich, and Brigitta G. Baumert -- Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy / L. Chinsoo Cho, Valérie Fonteyne, Wilfried DeNeve, Simon S. Lo, and Robert D. Timmerman -- Physics and Clinical Aspects of Brachytherapy / Bruce Thomadsen, Jack Venselaar, and Zuofeng Li -- Principles and Clinical Applications of Pulsed Dose Rate Brachytherapy / Bethany Anderson, Christine Haie-Meder, and Erik Van Limbergen -- Clinical Applications of High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy / Subir Nag and Granger R. Scruggs -- Quality Management and Safety in Radiation Oncology / James A. Purdy, Eric E. Klein, Philip Poortmans, and Coen Hurkmans -- Quality Assurance for Multi-Institutional Clinical Trials / James A. Purdy and Philip M. Poortmans -- Promises and Pitfalls of Health Technology Assessment / Yolande Lievens, Peter Dunscombe, and Andre Konski
pt. II. Clinical Applications. Central Nervous System Tumors / William A. Hall and Walter J. Curran -- Head and Neck Cancer / Allen M. Chen and K.S. Clifford Chao -- Breast Cancer: Intact and Post Mastectomy / Elizabeth S. Bloom, Philip Poortmans, Marianne Aznar, Thomas A. Buchholz, and Eric A. Strom -- Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation / Ben Wilkinson, Laurie Cuttino, Dorin Todor, and Frank Vicini -- Esophageal Cancer / Brian G. Czito and Christopher G. Willett -- Cancer of the Lung / Joe Y. Chang -- Cancers of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus / Jonathan B. Ashman, Matthew D. Callister, Michael G. Haddock, and Leonard L. Gunderson -- Bladder Cancer / Peter Han, Marvin Rotman, Alan R. Schulsinger, Bradley R. Pieters, Caro C.E. Koning, Floris J. Pos, Maarten C.C.M. Hulshof, and Philip Poortmans -- Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer / Kathryn E. Dusenbery and Bruce J. Gerbi -- Technical Aspects of Radiation Therapy in Endometrial Carcinoma / Higinia R. Cárdenes, David L. Andolino, and Jennifer E. Zook -- Vulva / Carlos A. Perez and Imran Zoberi -- Carcinoma of the Vagina / Higinia R. Cardenes, Jennifer E. Zook, and David L. Andolino -- Prostate / Jeff M. Michalski and Thomas Wiegel -- Testicular Cancer / Gerard C. Morton and Maria Pearse -- Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults / Karl E. Haglund, Thomas F. DeLaney, David C. Harmon, Andrew E. Rosenberg, and Francis J. Hornicek -- Total Body Irradiation Conditioning Regimens in Stem Cell Transplantation / Kathryn E. Dusenbery and Bruce J. Gerbi -- Radiation Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma and Other Hematopoietic Disorders / Chung K. Lee and Philip Poortmans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed Sept. 11, 2013)
Subject Cancer -- Radiotherapy.
Medical physics.
Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted -- methods.
Radiotherapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Levitt, Seymour H., editor
Purdy, James A., editor
Perez, Carlos A., 1934- editor
Poortmans, Philip, editor, editor
LC no. 2011941621
ISBN 9783642115721 (electronic bk.)
3642115721 (electronic bk.)