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Image-Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Timmerman, Robert D.; Xing, Lei
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-78282-1
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96
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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 of this volume 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, and the third section offers practical guidelines for establishing an effective image-guided adaptive radiation therapy program.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Timmerman, Robert D.; Xing, Lei
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-78282-1
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
    Radiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: 273
  • Year: 2009
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96

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