Radiation Oncology Advances

  • Søren M. Bentzen
  • Paul M. Harari
  • Wolfgang A. Tomé
  • Minesh P. Mehta

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 139)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Advances in Imaging and Biologically-Based Treatment Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Søren M. Bentzen, Paul M. Harari, Wolfgang A. Tomé, Minesh P. Mehta
      Pages 1-4
    3. Thomas Rockwell Mackie, Wolfgang A. Tomé
      Pages 7-39
    4. Robert Jeraj, M. Elizabeth Meyerand
      Pages 62-94
  3. Advances in Molecular Biology and Targeted Therapies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Jann N. Sarkaria, Robert G. Bristow
      Pages 115-131
    3. Igor Astsaturov, Roger B. Cohen, Paul M. Harari
      Pages 132-149
  4. Advances in Treatment Delivery and Planning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. John D. Fenwick, Stephen W. Riley, Alison J. D. Scott
      Pages 189-210
    3. Yusung Kim, Wolfgang A. Tomé
      Pages 253-274
  5. Clinical Advances

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. Gordon Wong, Minesh P. Mehta
      Pages 277-301
    3. Jingfang Mao, Oluwatoyosi A. Fatunase, Lawrence B. Marks
      Pages 302-322
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 323-336

About this book


Radiation Oncology Advances provides a comprehensive overview of the exciting developments shaping the current and future practice of radiation oncology. Advances in treatment planning and delivery, in biological targeted therapies combined with radiation, and in functional and molecular imaging are all covered. The contributors are leaders in the field offering a critical evaluation of their clinical practice and its relevance.

Series editor's comments:

"Advances in radiation oncology have transformed the current management of cancer patients. Key scientific discoveries and application of modern techniques are reviewed. A spectrum of topics is covered, including imaging and biologically-based treatment planning; molecular biology and targeted therapies; treatment delivery; and clinical accomplishments."

Steven T. Rosen

Series Editor


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Editors and affiliations

  • Søren M. Bentzen
    • 1
  • Paul M. Harari
    • 1
  • Wolfgang A. Tomé
    • 1
  • Minesh P. Mehta
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-36743-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-36744-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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