Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

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Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has emerged as an important innovative treatment for various primary and metastatic cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the physical/technological, biological, and clinical aspects of SBRT. It will serve as a detailed resource for this rapidly developing treatment modality. The organ sites covered include lung, liver, spine, pancreas, prostate, adrenal, head and neck, and female reproductive tract. Retrospective studies and prospective clinical trials on SBRT for various organ sites from around the world are examined, and toxicities and normal tissue constraints are discussed. This book features unique insights from world-renowned experts in SBRT from North America, Asia, and Europe. It will be necessary reading for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and fellows, medical physicists, medical physics residents, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, and cancer scientists.... Abe Y, Ito M, Fuse M, Shinohara D, Nagaoka T, Kobiki T (2002) Stereotactic single high dose irradiation of lung tumors under respiratory gating. ... Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78(3):S15. doi: 10.1016/ j.ijrobp.2010.07.077 Keall P (2004) 4- dimensional computed tomography ... Sauer OA (2005) Monte Carloa€”versus pencilbeam-/collapsed-cone-dose calculation in a heterogeneous multi-layer phantom.

Title:Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Author:Simon S. Lo, Bin S. Teh, Jiade J. Lu, Tracey E. Schefter
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-08-28


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