2013

Principles and Practice of Modern Radiotherapy Techniques in Breast Cancer

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5115-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-5116-7 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. GENERAL INFORMATION

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Epidemiology and Etiology of Breast Cancer

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      Pages 13-19

      Staging of Breast Cancer

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      Pages 21-34

      Molecular Classification

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      Pages 35-47

      Prognostic and Predictive Factors

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      Pages 49-57

      Mechanisms of Resistance to Radiation

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      Pages 59-70

      Interaction of Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, and Timing

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      Pages 71-75

      Interactions of Radiotherapy With Hormonotherapy

  3. THERAPEUTIC RESULTS OF RADIOTHERAPY IN BREAST CANCER

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      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-85

      Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

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      Pages 87-102

      Early Stage Breast Cancer

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      Pages 103-106

      Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

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      Pages 107-114

      Metastatic Breast Cancer

  4. RADIOTHERAPY ATLAS IN BREAST CANCER

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      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-138

      The Organs at Risk and Radiation Tolerance Doses

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      Pages 139-161

      Chest Wall and Regional Lymphatics

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      Pages 163-171

      Breast and Tumor Bed

  5. MODERN RADIOTHERAPY TECNIQUES IN BREAST CANCER

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      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-182

      Simulation and Patient Fixation Methods

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      Pages 183-204

      Three-Dimensional Planning Techniques

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      Pages 205-228

      Inverse Planning, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

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      Pages 229-241

      Forward Planning Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Techniques

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      Pages 243-253

      Boost Techniques

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      Pages 255-266

      Quality Assurance

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