Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy: Principles and by Yasushi Nagata

By Yasushi Nagata

This booklet serves as a pragmatic consultant for using stereotactic physique radiation treatment in clinics. at the foundation of greater than 10 years of scientific adventure with lung melanoma, liver melanoma and different cancers, a striking quantity of information has been gathered. even as, nice growth in suggestions has been accomplished. a variety of new solving apparatuses, new respiration legislation concepts, new dose fractionation schedules and new image-guided radiation remedy machines were constructed. This publication experiences the heritage of these advancements and studies on a variety of different types of toxicities. assessment of contemporary scientific reports can be incorporated. The authors have been key individuals of the JCOG 0403 medical trials on stereotactic physique radiation treatment (SBRT) for either inoperable and operableT1N0M0 basic lung melanoma. Readers will research of some of the best results got with SBRT for lung melanoma and different cancers by way of neighborhood keep an eye on and toxicities. With its useful concentration, this ebook will gain radiation oncologists, clinical physicists, clinical dosimetrists, radiation therapists and senior nurses in addition to clinical oncologists and surgical oncologists who're drawn to radiotherapy.

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