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Advances in Radiation Oncology in Lung Cancer

  • Branislav Jeremic

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Also part of the Radiation Oncology book sub series (Med Radiol Radiat Oncol)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Wenyin Shi, Dietmar W. Siemann
    Pages 17-41
  3. Branislav Perin, Bojan Zarić, Heinrich D. Becker
    Pages 45-52
  4. Mary Beth Beasley
    Pages 53-62
  5. Palmi Shah, James L. Mulshine
    Pages 63-74
  6. Sigrid Stroobants
    Pages 75-88
  7. Sidhu P. Gangadharan, Walter J. Lech, David J. Sugarbaker
    Pages 103-117
  8. Hiromitsu Iwata, Taro Murai, Yuta Shibamoto
    Pages 119-128
  9. Daniel Gomez, Melenda D. Jeter, Ritsuko Komaki, James D. Cox
    Pages 129-141
  10. Mary K. Martel
    Pages 143-156
  11. Michael P. Mac Manus, Rodney J. Hicks
    Pages 173-186
  12. Lucyna Kepka, Milena Kolodziejczyk
    Pages 187-200
  13. Gregory M. M. Videtic
    Pages 201-212
  14. Anthony M. Brade, Zishan Allibhai
    Pages 213-222
  15. Ritsuko Komaki, Zhongxing Liao, James D. Cox, Kathy A. Mason, Luka Milas
    Pages 223-245
  16. Branislav Jeremic, Dusan Milanovic, Nenad Filipovic
    Pages 267-273
  17. Michael Geier, Nicolaus Andratschke
    Pages 275-290
  18. Ross Bland, Puneeth Iyengar, Hak Choy
    Pages 291-312
  19. Branislav Jeremić, Sinisa Stanic, Slobodan Milisavljevic
    Pages 315-341
  20. John H. Heinzerling, Robert D. Timmerman
    Pages 343-361
  21. Ellen Kim, Mitchell Machtay
    Pages 363-370
  22. Ron R. Allison
    Pages 371-380
  23. John M. Varlotto, Julia A. Shelkey, Rickhesvar P. Mahraj
    Pages 381-395
  24. Bradford S. Hoppe, Kenneth E. Rosenzweig
    Pages 399-408
  25. Branislav Jeremić, Francesc Casas, Asuncion Hervas-Moron
    Pages 409-431
  26. Jan P. van Meerbeeck, Elke Vandenbroucke
    Pages 433-443
  27. Jason Francis Lester
    Pages 445-452
  28. Felipe A. Calvo, Javier Aristu, Sergey Usychkin, Leire Arbea, Rosa Cañón, Ignacio Azinovic et al.
    Pages 461-476
  29. A. Polo, M. Castro, A. Montero, P. Navío
    Pages 477-488
  30. Branislav Jeremić, Željko Dobrić, Francesc Casas
    Pages 491-504
  31. Branislav Jeremić, Luhua Wang
    Pages 505-511
  32. Michael C. Stauder, Yolanda I. Garces
    Pages 513-520
  33. Branislav Jeremić, Željko Dobrić
    Pages 523-542
  34. Branislav Jeremić, Jai Prakash Agarwal, Sherif Abdel-Wahab
    Pages 543-559
  35. Dirk Rades
    Pages 561-573
  36. Francesc Casas, Ferran Ferrer, Núria Viñolas
    Pages 597-608
  37. Liyi Xie, Xiaoli Yu, Zeljko Vujaskovic, Mitchell S. Anscher, Timothy D. Shafman, Keith Miller et al.
    Pages 609-625
  38. Timothy E. Schultheiss
    Pages 627-636
  39. Voichita Bar Ad, Maria Werner-Wasik
    Pages 637-645
  40. C. Nieder
    Pages 647-658
  41. M. Salim Siddiqui, Farzan Siddiqui, Benjamin Movsas
    Pages 661-673
  42. Frank B. Zimmermann
    Pages 675-688

About this book

Introduction

Although decades of laboratory and clinical research have led to incremental improvement in treatment outcome, lung cancer remains one of the most deadly diseases. In the second, completely updated edition of this comprehensive book, many of the world’s leading lung cancer specialists discuss the recent advances in the radiation oncology of lung cancer and reflect on the latest research findings. The first three sections cover the basic science of lung cancer, clinical investigations, including histology and staging, and a wide range of fundamental treatment considerations. Current treatment strategies for nonsmall cell and small cell lung cancer are then explained and evaluated in detail, with due attention to novel approaches that promise further improvements in outcome. The various types of treatment-related toxicity are discussed, and quality of life studies and prognostic factors are also considered. After evaluating the latest technological and biological advances, including IMRT, IMAT, cyber knife treatment, and tomotherapy, the book concludes by thorough consideration of specific aspects of clinical research in lung cancer.

Keywords

chemotherapy lung cancer radiation oncology radiotherapy surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Branislav Jeremic
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Lung DiseasesSremska KamenicaSerbia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19925-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-19924-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-19925-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5373
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