Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practices

  • Yasushi Nagata

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

  3. Basic Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Yuta Shibamoto, Akifumi Miyakawa, Hiromitsu Iwata, Shinya Otsuka
      Pages 11-25
    3. Teiji Nishio
      Pages 27-43
    4. Masahiko Okumura
      Pages 45-57
    5. Fujio Araki
      Pages 59-71
  4. Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Shinsuke Yano
      Pages 75-89
    3. Hiroshi Onishi
      Pages 91-102
    4. Kunihiko Tateoka, Junji Suzuki, Yuji Yaegashi, Kazunori Fujimoto, Yuichi Saito, Tadanori Abe et al.
      Pages 103-115
    5. Mitsuhiro Nakamura
      Pages 117-129
    6. Shuichi Ozawa
      Pages 131-139
  5. Lung Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Masaki Kokubo, Yasushi Nagata, Rikiya Onimaru, Masahiro Hiraoka
      Pages 143-149
    3. Kazushige Hayakawa
      Pages 151-162
    4. Yoshiyuki Shioyama, Katsumasa Nakamura, Hiroshi Honda
      Pages 163-173
  6. Liver Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Tomoki Kimura
      Pages 177-185
  7. Other Indications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Keiji Nihei, Hiroshi Tanaka, Katsuyuki Karasawa
      Pages 189-201
  8. Development of Machines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Yukinori Matsuo, Masaki Kokubo, Masahiro Hiraoka
      Pages 205-215
    3. Rikiya Onimaru, Shinichi Shimizu, Hiroki Shirato, Masayori Ishikawa
      Pages 217-224
    4. Akihiro Haga, Satoshi Kida, Naoya Saotome, Wataru Takahashi, Hideomi Yamashita, Yoshitaka Masutani et al.
      Pages 225-236
  9. Future Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-237
    2. Hiroki Shirato, Rikiya Onimaru, Shinichi Shimizu, Naoki Miyamoto, Ruijiang Li, Albert C. Koong et al.
      Pages 239-250
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 251-254

About this book


This book serves as a practical guide for the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy in clinics. On the basis of more than 10 years of clinical experience with lung cancer, liver cancer and other cancers, a remarkable volume of knowledge has been accumulated. At the same time, great progress in techniques has been achieved. Various new fixing apparatuses, new respiratory regulation techniques, new dose fractionation schedules and new image-guided radiation therapy machines have been developed. This book reviews the history of those developments and reports on various types of toxicities. Review of recent clinical studies is also included. The authors were key members of the JCOG 0403 clinical trials on stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for both inoperable and operableT1N0M0 primary lung cancer. Readers will learn of the superior outcomes obtained with SBRT for lung cancer and other cancers in terms of local control and toxicities. With its practical focus, this book will benefit radiation oncologists, medical physicists, medical dosimetrists, radiation therapists and senior nurses as well as medical oncologists and surgical oncologists who are interested in radiotherapy.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yasushi Nagata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyHiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Japan 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-54882-9
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-54883-6
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