Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


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

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4833-3

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

23793 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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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


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2. Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer

By Fiona Lim Mei Ying


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

By Yuanshui Zheng


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4. Radiation for Gynaecological Malignancies

By Papa Dasari, Singhavajhala Vivekanandam and Kandepadu Srinagesh Abhishek Raghava


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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


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6. Re-irradiation for Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer

By Viktoras Rudzianskas and Rita Kupcinskaite‐Noreikiene


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7. Radiation Therapy with a Simultaneous Integrated Boost

By Despina Katsochi


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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


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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


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

By Wenyong Tan, Xianming Li and Yong Dai


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

By Joseph John Bevelacqua


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12. Application of pMOS Dosimeters in Radiotherapy

By Momčilo M. Pejović and Milić M. Pejović


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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


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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


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