By Robert D. Timmerman MD, Lei Xing PhD

This e-book presents designated, cutting-edge details and guidance at the most up-to-date advancements, thoughts, and scientific strategies in image-guided and adaptive radiation remedy. the 1st part discusses key methodological and technological matters in image-guided and adaptive radiation treatment, together with use of implanted fiducial markers, administration of respiration movement, image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic physique radiation remedy, three-d conformal brachytherapy, aim definition and localization, and PET/CT and biologically conformal radiation treatment. the second one part offers functional scientific info on image-guided adaptive radiation remedy for cancers in any respect universal anatomic websites and for pediatric cancers. The 3rd part deals sensible directions for developing an efficient image-guided adaptive radiation remedy program.

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