Techniques and Evidences

  • Yasuo Yoshioka
  • Jun Itami
  • Masahiko Oguchi
  • Takashi Nakano

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. General

  3. Gynecology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Takashi Nakano, Masaru Wakatsuki
      Pages 37-44
    3. Takafumi Toita
      Pages 45-61
    4. Tomoaki Tamaki
      Pages 63-75
    5. Keiko Nemoto Murofushi, Hideyuki Sakurai
      Pages 77-91
  4. Prostate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Peter F. Orio III, Katelyn A. Crouse, Paul L. Nguyen, Martin T. King
      Pages 137-146
    3. Atsunori Yorozu, Shiro Saito
      Pages 159-180
    4. Yasuo Yoshioka, Minako Sumi, Masahiko Oguchi
      Pages 181-197
    5. Cristina Gutiérrez, Andrea Slocker, Dina Najjari, Ignasi Modolell, Ferran Ferrer, Anna Boladeras et al.
      Pages 199-206
  5. Breast

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
  6. Head and Neck

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Ryoichi Yoshimura
      Pages 237-243
    3. Naoya Kakimoto
      Pages 245-260
    4. Naoya Murakami, Shigenobu Suzuki, Jun Itami
      Pages 261-270
  7. Intraluminal

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. Naoya Murakami, Jun Itami
      Pages 301-304

About this book


This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major technical advances and research findings in the field of brachytherapy. Especially research conducted on brachytherapy in Japan has made tremendous strides, offering readers valuable insights into new treatment outcomes, evidence and techniques. In the respective chapters, each author elucidates cutting-edge findings, addressing both the basic and clinical aspects including the application to various cancers, and especially focusing on highly valuable data gleaned in Japan. As such, the book will benefit not only radiation oncologists but also basic researchers, radiation technologists, medical physicists and members of medical staff who are involved in the development and utilization of this advanced therapy.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yasuo Yoshioka
    • 1
  • Jun Itami
    • 2
  • Masahiko Oguchi
    • 3
  • Takashi Nakano
    • 4
  1. 1.Radiation Oncology DepartmentThe Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCRKoto-kuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyNational Cancer Center HospitalChuo-kuJapan
  3. 3.Radiation Oncology DepartmentThe Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCRKoto-kuJapan
  4. 4.Department of Radiation OncologyGunma UniversityMaebashiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-0489-7
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-0490-3
  • Buy this book on publisher's site