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Prostate Cancer: Image-Guided Radiation Therapy David A. Jaffray

Prostate Cancer: Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

David A. Jaffray

Published May 28th 2008
ISBN : 9781420060782
Hardcover
312 pages
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Answering the need that exists for a single reference to address the practical issues of implementing Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) into prostate cancer treatment, Image-guided Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer provides clinicians with aMoreAnswering the need that exists for a single reference to address the practical issues of implementing Image-guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) into prostate cancer treatment, Image-guided Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer provides clinicians with a solid understanding of this technology and, through in-depth illustrations and step-by-step guidelines, offers practical guidance on successfully employing IGRT to improve patient outcomes.Image-guided Radiation Therapy of Prostate Canceroffers practical step-by-step guidance on how to employ IGRT in the treatment of prostate cancerprovides disease stage-specific recommendations regarding dosage, fractionation, target volume delineation, and tissue tolerancesdiscusses the latest novel approaches to radiotherapy of prostate cancer, including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), hypofractionated radiation therapy, and proton beam radiation therapyillustrates the use of conebeam CT and megavoltage imaging in the radiation therapy of prostate cancer