Image-Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Image-Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

by Robert D. Timmerman, Lei Xing

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Overview

This book provides detailed, state-of-the-art information and guidelines on the latest developments, innovations, and clinical procedures in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy. The first section discusses key methodological and technological issues in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy, including use of implanted fiducial markers, management of respiratory motion, image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy, three-dimensional conformal brachytherapy, target definition and localization, and PET/CT and biologically conformal radiation therapy. The second section provides practical clinical information on image-guided adaptive radiation therapy for cancers at all common anatomic sites and for pediatric cancers. The third section offers practical guidelines for establishing an effective image-guided adaptive radiation therapy program.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469801872
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 10/09/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 24 MB
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