Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Radiotherapy

Edited by Cem Onal

Baskent University

Radiotherapy plays a key role in the treatment of many cancer types. This book is intended to bring forward the recent advancements in the field of radiation oncology. It presents the experience of several researchers who dedicate many hours a day to not only treat patients but also assess the physical aspects of newer radiotherapy facilities. This book contains many valuable contributions from radiation oncology physicians and medical physicists who are experts in their fields.

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RadiotherapyEdited by Cem Onal

Published: May 17th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63695

ISBN: 978-953-51-3150-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3149-6

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1. New Paradigms of Radiotherapy for Bone Metastasis

By Yasuo Ejima, Takeaki Ishihara, Daisuke Miyawaki, Kenichiro Kakutani, Kotaro Nishida, Junichiro Inoue, Yoshitada Sakai, Tianyuan Wang and Ryohei Sasaki

516

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2. Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer

By Fiona Lim Mei Ying

393

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3. Adaptive Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer Using Uniform Scanning Proton Beams

By Yuanshui Zheng

396

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4. Radiation for Gynaecological Malignancies

By Papa Dasari, Singhavajhala Vivekanandam and Kandepadu Srinagesh Abhishek Raghava

392

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5. Image‐Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Overview and Experience

By Kenji Yoshida, Ryo Nishikawa, Daisuke Miyawaki, Yasuhiko Ebina and Ryohei Sasaki

505

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6. Re-irradiation for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer

By Viktoras Rudzianskas and Rita Kupcinskaite‐Noreikiene

419

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7. Radiation Therapy with a Simultaneous Integrated Boost

By Despina Katsochi

642

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8. Low-Dose Radiotherapy of Painful Heel Spur/Plantar Fasciitis as an Example of Treatment Effects in Benign Diseases

By Robert Michael Hermann, Frank Bruns and Mirko Nitsche

717

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9. Predictive Solution for Radiation Toxicity Based on Big Data

By Suk Lee, Kwang Hyeon Kim, Choi Suk Woo, Jang Bo Shim, Yuan Jie Cao, Kyung Hwan Chang and Chul Yong Kim

526

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10. Radiation-Related Heart Disease: Up-to-Date Developments

By Wenyong Tan, Xianming Li and Yong Dai

427

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11. Radiotherapy Dose Optimization in Target Tissues Using Internal Radiation-Generating Devices and Microspheres

By Joseph John Bevelacqua

369

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12. Application of pMOS Dosimeters in Radiotherapy

By Momčilo M. Pejović and Milić M. Pejović

375

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13. A Comparison of Physical vs. Nonphysical Wedge Modalities in Radiotherapy

By Hiroaki Akasaka, Naritoshi Mukumoto, Masao Nakayama, Tianyuan Wang, Ryuichi Yada, Yasuyuki Shimizu, Saki Osuga, Yuki Wakahara and Ryohei Sasaki

484

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14. Motion Challenge of Thoracic Tumors at Radiotherapy by Introducing an Available Compensation Strategy

By Ahmad Esmaili Torshabi and Seyed Amir Reza Dastyar

391

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