PROTON THERAPY. INDICATIONS, TECHNIQUES AND OUTCOMES

PROTON THERAPY. INDICATIONS, TECHNIQUES AND OUTCOMES

Editorial:
MOSBY
Año de edición:
Materia
Oncología
ISBN:
978-0-323-73349-6
Páginas:
272
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 10 días

Descuento:

-5%

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175,75 €

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166,96 €

• SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION
1. Principles of Radiobiology
2. Principles of Proton Beam Therapy
• SECTION 2: PHYSICS AND TREATMENT PLANNING
3. Clinical Commissioning of Pencil Beam Scanning for Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy
4. Immobilization and Simulation
5. Principles of Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy Treatment Planning
6. Physics Quality Assurance
7. Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy Patient Treatments
• SECTION 3: DISEASE SITES
8. Proton Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer
9. Adult Central Nervous System Tumors
10. Gastrointestinal
11. Proton Therapy for Gynecologic Malignancies
12. Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer
13. Head and Neck
14. Proton Therapy for Hematologic Malignancies
15. Pediatric Considerations for Proton Therapy

As proton therapy treatment centers become smaller and more cost-effective, education and training for today’s multi-disciplinary oncology teams are more important than ever before. This state-of-the-art reference brings you fully up to date with all aspects of proton therapy, with guidance you can trust from MD Anderson Cancer Center, the largest and most experienced proton therapy center in the world. Led by Drs. Steven J. Frank and X. Ronald Zhu, Proton Therapy provides a unique opportunity to benefit from the unsurpassed knowledge and expertise of an esteemed team of leaders in the field.

Authors
• Steven J Frank, MD, FACR, Professor of Radiation Oncology Executive Director, Particle Therapy Institute Deputy Division Head, Strategic Programs The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas.
• X. Ronald Zhu, PhD, Professor Proton Therapy Center Physics Director Division of Radiation Oncology The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas