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Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology
Second edition
by Faiz M. Khan

Completely updated for its Second Edition, Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology is a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art treatment planning techniques in radiation oncology.

The book provides the treatment planning team with detailed information on both the physics of radiation treatment planning and the clinical aspects of radiotherapy for specific cancers. More than 600 illustrations provide practical examples of the methodologies.

Brand-new chapters in this edition cover:

  • image-guided radiation therapy
  • high dose rate brachytherapy
  • brachytherapy treatment planning algorithms

Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology Second edition has been completely updated, particularly in areas including intensity-modulated radiation therapy and brachytherapy.

Contents

  1. Introduction: process, equipment, and personnel
  2. Imaging radiotherapy
  3. Patient data acquisition
  4. Patient and organ movement
  5. Patient positioning and immobilization
  6. Treatment planning algorithms: model-based photon dose calculations
  7. Treatment planning algorithms: electron beams
  8. Treaatment planning algorithms: brachytherapy
  9. Quality assurance
  10. Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
  11. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
  12. Image-guided radiation therapy
  13. Linac radiosurgery: system requirements, procedures, and testing
  14. Low-dose-rate brachytherapy
  15. High dose-rate brachytherapy
  16. Treatment plan evaluation
  17. Fractionation: radiobiologic principles and clinical practice
  18. Cancers of the gastrointestinal tract
  19. The gynecologic malignancies
  20. Cancers of the genioturinary tract
  21. The lymphomas
  22. Cancers of the head and neck
  23. Cancers of the skin, including mycosis fungoides
  24. Breast cancer
  25. Central nervous system
  26. Pediatric malignancies
  27. Cancers of the thorax
  28. Extremity soft-tissue sarcomas

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Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology
Second edition
by Faiz M. Khan

2007 527 pages 669 illustrations
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