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Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Oncology

  • Mohammed Keshtgar
  • Katharine Pigott
  • Frederik Wenz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Gustavo Baldassarre, Barbara Belletti, Mario Mileto, Samuele Massarut
    Pages 7-12
  3. Regina Gonzalez, Claire Reynolds
    Pages 13-29
  4. Frank Schneider, Sven Clausen, David J. Eaton
    Pages 31-36
  5. David J. Eaton, Frank Schneider
    Pages 37-43
  6. Frederik Wenz, Katia Pasciuti, Carsten Herskind
    Pages 45-52
  7. Elena Sperk, Grit Welzel
    Pages 71-78
  8. Norman R. Williams, Mohammed Keshtgar
    Pages 79-83
  9. Kenneth Geving Andersen, Henrik Flyger
    Pages 85-91
  10. Tina Reis, Elena Sperk, Yasser Abo-Madyan, Michael Ehmann, Frederic Bludau, Frederik Wenz
    Pages 93-104
  11. Magdalena Skórzewska, Wojciech P. Polkowski
    Pages 113-118
  12. Katharine Pigott, Frederik Wenz, Mohammed Keshtgar, Sam Eljamel, Wojciech P. Polkowski, Tina Reis et al.
    Pages 119-133
  13. Norman R. Williams, Claire Reynolds
    Pages 141-145
  14. Claire Reynolds, Elena Sperk
    Pages 147-152
  15. Chris Brew-Graves, Stephen Morris, Michael Alvarado
    Pages 157-165
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 167-170

About this book

Introduction

Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy is a major advance in the management of cancer patients and has been attracting massive interest worldwide following publication of the results of an important randomized controlled trial in The Lancet. This textbook is designed to introduce this innovative technology in a comprehensive manner to clinicians dealing with cancer patients. Throughout, the emphasis is on practical aspects, and the text is supported by many excellent illustrations. The editors of the book have extensive experience in targeted intraoperative radiotherapy and include co-directors of the TARGIT Academy, which runs international training courses on the technology in the United Kingdom and Germany. They have brought together multidisciplinary contributors from different centers across the world who have wide experience in the field and whose work has been recognized internationally. It is the editors’ hope that this book will succeed in ensuring that targeted intraoperative radiotherapy is used effectively worldwide. ​

Keywords

Cancer Management Cancer Treatment Intrabeam System TARGIT Targeted Intra-Operative Radiotherapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohammed Keshtgar
    • 1
  • Katharine Pigott
    • 2
  • Frederik Wenz
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryRoyal Free HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyRoyal Free HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.University of HeidelbergUniversity Medical Center MannheimMannheimGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39821-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-39820-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-39821-6
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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Pharma