Technical Basis of Radiation Therapy

Practical Clinical Applications

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ISBN: 978-3-540-21338-3 (Print) 978-3-540-35665-3 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Basic Concepts in Treatment Planning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-31

      Practical Time-Dose Evaluations, or How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Linear Quadratics

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      Pages 33-38

      Second Malignancies Following Radiotherapy

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      Pages 39-55

      Clinical Principles and Applications of Chemoirradiation

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      Pages 57-67

      Imaging in Radiation Therapy

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      Pages 69-106

      Physics of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

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      Pages 107-133

      The Simulation Process in the Determination and Definition of the Treatment Volume and Treatment Planning

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      Pages 135-165

      Clinical Applications of High-Energy Electrons

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      Pages 167-177

      Treatment Aids for External Beam Radiotherapy

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      Pages 179-202

      Three-Dimensional Treatment Planning and Conformal Therapy

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      Pages 203-231

      Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

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      Pages 233-253

      Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy

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      Pages 255-290

      Physics and Clinical Aspects of Brachytherapy

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      Pages 291-308

      Radiobiology of Low- and High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy

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      Pages 309-378

      Clinical Applications of Low Dose Rate and Medium Dose Rate Brachytherapy

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      Pages 379-394

      Clinical Applications of High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy

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      Pages 395-422

      Quality Assurance in Radiation Oncology

  2. Practical Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 423-423

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      Pages 425-452

      Central Nervous System Tumors

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      Pages 453-484

      Head and Neck Cancer

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      Pages 485-510

      Breast Cancer

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      Pages 511-524

      Carcinoma of the Esophagus

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