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Title Radiation therapy techniques and treatment planning for breast cancer / edited by Jennifer R. Bellon, Julia S. Wong, Shannon M. MacDonald, Alice Y. Ho.
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint : Springer, 2016.

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Series Practical guides in radiation oncology
Practical guides in radiation oncology.
Subject Medicine.
Radiotherapy.
Oncology.
Breast Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted -- methods.
Alt Name Bellon, Jennifer R.,
Wong, Julia S.,
MacDonald, Shannon M.,
Ho, Alice Y.,
Description 1 online resource (VIII, 158 pages 78 illustrations, 76 illustrations in color.) : online resource.
Contents Whole Breast Radiation -- Post-Mastectomy Radiation -- Techniques for Internal Mammary Node Radiation -- Target Delineation and Contouring -- Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation -- Deep Inspiration Breath Hold -- Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy -- Techniques for Proton Radiation -- Hyperthermia in Locally Recurrent Disease.
Summary This book addresses the day-to-day treatment planning issues that radiation oncologists are likely to encounter during the treatment of breast cancer patients and provides numerous practical "tips" that will assist in navigation of the treatment planning process, from delineation of the tumor boundaries to discrimination of adjacent normal tissues and critical structures at risk of radiation injury. Differences in target delineation and treatment planning according to technique are emphasized, with coverage of conventional radiation therapy and advanced techniques including cardiac-sparing approaches, e.g., using active breathing control, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, and electron beam therapy post mastectomy. Individual chapters also focus on radiation setup and verification techniques and radiation treatment planning systems. The book, which is part of the Springer series Practical Guides in Radiation Oncology, is designed for hands-on use by radiation oncology residents/fellows in training and practicing radiation oncologists.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9783319403922
3319403923
9783319403908
3319403907
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-40392-2
OCLC # 961874437
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319403908


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