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Proton and charged particle radiotherapy

Author: Thomas F De Laney; Hanne M Kooy
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is a 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"  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F De Laney; Hanne M Kooy
ISBN: 9780781765527 0781765528
OCLC Number: 152793990
Description: x, 274 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 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 for proton therapy / 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 of systems and optimization / Hanne M. Kooy [and others] --
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 [and others] --
Central nervous system / Helen A. Shih [and others] --
Eye / Evangelos S. Gragoudas [and others] --
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 [and others] --
Head and neck: nasopharynx / Samir Patel [and others] --
Head and neck: oropharynx, oral cavity, and salivary glands / Jerry D. Slater and Ryan S. Grover --
Prostate / Anthony L. Zietman, William U. Shipley, and Hiroshi Tsuji --
Lung / David A. Bush --
Gastrointestinal malignancies / Koichi Tokuuye [and others] --
Gynecologic carcinoma / Takashi Nakano [and others] --
Breast / Shannon M. MacDonald and Alphonse G. Taghian --
Potential role of proton therapy in the management of lymphoma / Nancy Price Mendenhall and Daniel Yeung.
Responsibility: editors, Thomas F. DeLaney, Hanne M. Kooy.
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International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 21-APR-08, Volume 71, Issue 1, Madelon Pijls-Johannesma, MSc, Maastricht Radiation Oncology (MAASTRO), Maastricht, The Netherlands -- Read more...

 
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