Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy

Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy

By: Hanne M. Kooy (editor), Thomas F. De Laney (editor)Hardback

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This volume is the first comprehensive and practical clinical reference on proton and charged particle radiotherapy. The first half of the book explains the treatment delivery systems used, offers detailed guidance on treatment planning techniques, examines key clinical issues in proton radiotherapy, and reviews recent experience with heavier charged particle radiotherapy. The second half of the book offers "how-to" information on treatment of pediatric tumors, lymphomas, and tumors of the central nervous system, eye, skull base, cervical spine, bone and soft tissue, paranasal sinus, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, oral cavity, salivary glands, prostate, lung, gastrointestinal tract, female reproductive tract, and breast. More than 100 full-color illustrations complement the text.


History of Charged Particle Radiotherapy Herman D. Suit and William Chu Radiobiology of Charged Particles Leo Gerweck and Harold Paganetti Facility Design Edward T.M. Tsoi and Jay Flanz Particle Accelerators Jay Flanz Treatment Delivery Systems: Passive Beam Scattering Bernard Gottschalk Treatment Delivery Systems: Pencil Beam Scattering Eros Pedroni Quality Assurance Richard L. Maughan and Jonathan B. Farr Patient Positioning and Set-Up Verification for Planning and Treatment Martijn Engelsman, Alejandro Mazal, and David A. Jaffray Treatment Planning: Principles and Systems/Optimization Hanne M. Kooy, Alexei Trofimov, Martijn Engelsman, and Alfred R. Smith Treatment Planning: Passive Scattering Hanne M. Kooy and Judy A. Adams Treatment Planning: Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy Antony John Lomax Clinical Issues in Proton Radiotherapy Thomas F. DeLaney Overview of Experience with Heavier Charged Particle Radiotherapy Hirohiko Tsujii, Tadashi Kamada, and Juergen Debus Pediatric Tumors Torunn Yock, Thomas F. DeLaney, Brittany Esty, and Nancy J. Tarbell Central Nervous System Helen A. Shih, Paul H. Chapman, Marc R. Bussiere, Clark C. Chen, and Jay S. Loeffler Eye Evangelos S. Gragoudas, John E Munzenrider, Anne Marie Lane, and J. Michael Collier Skull Base and Cervical Spine Eugen B. Hug and John E. Munzenrider Bone and Soft Tissue Thomas F. DeLaney and David G. Kirsch Head and Neck: Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Pascal Pommier, Marco Krengli, Allan F. Thornton, Jun-Etsu Mizoe, Daniela Schulz-Ertner, and Jean-Jacques Mazeron Head and Neck: Nasopharynx Samir Patel, Judy A. Adams, and Annie W. Chan Head and Neck: Oropharynx, Oral Cavity, and Salivary Glands Jerry D. Slater and Ryan S. Grover Prostate Anthony L. Zietman, William U. Shipley, Carl J. Rossi, Jerry D. Slater, and Hiroshi Tsuji Lung David A. Bush Gastrointestinal Koichi Tokuuye, Hirotoshi Kato, Shigeru Yamada, Tadashi Kamada, Yausyuki Akine, and Hirohiko Tsujii Gynecologic Takashi Nakano, Yoshiyuki Suzuki, Shingo Kato, Tatsuya Ohno, and Thomas F. DeLaney Breast Shannon M. MacDonald and Alphonse Taghian Lymphoma Nancy Price Mendenhall and Daniel Yeung

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780781765527
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780781765527
  • weight: 975
  • ISBN10: 0781765528

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