Book 2011

Gynecologic Radiation Therapy

Novel Approaches to Image-Guidance and Management

ISBN: 978-3-540-68954-6 (Print) 978-3-540-68958-4 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Radiological Imaging Of Gynecologic Malignanies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Imaging of Gynecologic Malignancies

    3. Chapter

      Pages 19-32

      The Use of Sectional Imaging with CT and MRI for Image-Guided Therapy

    4. Chapter

      Pages 33-39

      The Physics of CT and MR Imaging

    5. Chapter

      Pages 41-48

      The Use of Positron Emission Tomographic Imaging for Image-Guided Therapy

  3. Clinical Utility Of Imaging For External Beam Radiation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

    2. Chapter

      Pages 51-60

      Image-Guidance in External Beam Planning for Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

    3. Chapter

      Pages 61-72

      Physics Perspectives on the Role of 3D Imaging

    4. Chapter

      Pages 73-83

      Image-Guided Treatment Planning and Therapy in Postoperative Gynecologic Malignancies

    5. Chapter

      Pages 85-95

      The Integration of 3D Imaging with Conformal Radiotherapy for Vulvar and Vaginal Cancer

  4. Image Guided Brachytherapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

    2. Chapter

      Pages 99-118

      Adaptive Contouring of the Target Volume and Organs at Risk

    3. Chapter

      Pages 119-130

      Clinical Aspects of Treatment Planning

    4. Chapter

      Pages 131-142

      Radiobiological Aspects of Brachytherapy in the Era of 3-Dimensional Imaging

    5. Chapter

      Pages 143-164

      Physics for Image-Guided Brachytherapy

  5. Institutional Experiences:Practical Approaches To Image Guided Brachytherapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

    2. Chapter

      Pages 167-172

      Australia: Peter Maccullum Cancer Center, Melbourne

    3. Chapter

      Pages 173-179

      Austria: Medical University of Vienna, Vienna

    4. Chapter

      Pages 181-186

      Belgium: University Hospital, Leuven

    5. Chapter

      Pages 187-192

      Denmark: Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus

    6. Chapter

      Pages 193-197

      France: Institut Gustave-Roussy, Paris

    7. Chapter

      Pages 199-206

      Great Britain: Mount Vernon Cancer Center, Middlesex

    8. Chapter

      Pages 207-215

      India: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

    9. Chapter

      Pages 217-223

      The Netherlands: University Medical Center, Utrecht

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