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Gynecologic Radiation Therapy: Novel Approaches to Image-Guidance and Management Akila N. Viswanathan

Gynecologic Radiation Therapy: Novel Approaches to Image-Guidance and Management

Akila N. Viswanathan

Published October 29th 2010
ISBN : 9783540689546
Hardcover
308 pages
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Covers the most recent advances in gynecologic image-based radiation therapy Includes the changed practice of management of gynecologic brachytherapy Written by an international panel of experts Recent advances in the treatment of gynecologicMoreCovers the most recent advances in gynecologic image-based radiation therapy Includes the changed practice of management of gynecologic brachytherapy Written by an international panel of experts Recent advances in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies led to a new worldwide consensus to introduce image guidance to gynecologic radiation therapy, particularly to brachytherapy. The book summarizes the changed practice of management: treatment planning for cervical cancer, not modified for over 60 years, has been shifted to an image-based approach, endometrial cancer management with an increase in the use of chemotherapy and vaginal brachytherapy, and vaginal cancer therapy including image guidance and high-dose delivery with IMRT. Content Level Professional/practitioner Keywords Brachytherapy - Chemotherapy - Gynecologic Cancer - Radiation Related subjects Oncology & Hematology - Radiology