2006

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

Techniques and Clinical Implementation

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ISBN: 978-3-540-28202-0 (Print) 978-3-540-28203-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

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    Pages 1-15

    Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: History, Rationale, and Controversies

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    Pages 17-30

    Who is a Candidate for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation?

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    Pages 31-39

    Pathologic Anatomy of Early-Stage Breast Cancer and its Relevance to Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: Defining the Target

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    Pages 41-54

    Physics of Partial Breast Irradiation: Coping with the New Requirements of the NSABP B39/RTOG 0413 Protocol

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    Pages 55-67

    The Radiobiology of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 69-77

    Surgical Consideration for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 79-89

    The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Technique of Interstitial Brachytherapy

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    Pages 91-103

    The William Beaumont Hospital Technique of Interstitial Brachytherapy

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    Pages 105-127

    Brachytherapy Techniques: the University of Wisconsin/Arizona Approach

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    Pages 129-142

    The MammoSite Technique for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 143-162

    3D Conformal External Beam Technique

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    Pages 163-178

    Intraoperative Radiotherapy: a Precise Approach for Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 179-196

    Quality Assurance for Breast Brachytherapy

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    Pages 197-206

    New and Novel Treatment Delivery Techniques for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 207-225

    Overview of North American Trials

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    Pages 227-245

    An Overview of European Clinical Trials of Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 247-261

    Normal Tissue Toxicity after Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

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    Pages 263-272

    Future Directions: Phase III Cooperative Group Trials

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 273-277