Proton Therapy

  • ID: 4483056
  • Book
  • 400 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Covering the science and application of this promising alternative to conventional radiation therapy, Proton Therapy, by Dr. Steven Frank, provides essential information on clinically-focused topics across the full spectrum of disease sites. Succinct and easy to digest, this concise resource also discusses therapeutic principles, the physics of proton therapy, and guidelines regarding treatment planning.

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Section I: Introduction

1. Principles of Radiobiology

2. Principles of Proton Particle Beam Therapy

Section II: Physics and Treatment Planning

3. Patient Simulation

4. Treatment Planning

5. Physics Quality Assurance

6. Treatment Delivery Procedures

Section III: Disease Sites

7. Breast

8. Central Nervous System

9. Gastrointestinal

10. Genitourinary

Genitourinary - Prostate

11. Head & Neck

12. Lymphoma

13. Pediatric Considerations

14. Sarcoma

15. Thoracic - Esophageal

16. Thoracic - Lung

Section IV: Future Outcomes and Advancements

17. Technological Advancement in Proton Therapy
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Frank, Steven J Professor, Deputy Division Head, and Director of Advanced Technologies, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology; Medical Director, Department of Proton Therapy Center, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht.
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