Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer

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Author(s): Jing Cai, Joe Y. Chang, Fang-Fang Yin

Series: Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2017

ISBN: 1498736734,9781498736732

Description:
This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as quality and safety issues related to IGRT practice.

  • Addresses imaging simulation, treatment planning, verification, and delivery
  • Discusses important quality assurance issues
  • Describes current methods using specialized machines and technologies

Jing Cai, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. Joe Y. Chang, MD, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Fang-Fang Yin, PhD, is Chief of the Division of Radiation Physics, Professor of Radiation Oncology, and Director of the Medical Physics program at Duke University.

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