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Implementation of Newer Radiotherapeutic Technology in the Management of Prostate Cancer

  • Mack Roach
  • Barby Pickett
  • Pamela F. Akazawa
  • Michael Weil
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 93)

Abstract

The implementation of newer radiotherapeutic technologies is by definition an ever moving target. By the time this chapter is published, it is likely that at least some of the problems and issues discussed will cease to be problems, while others will cease to be of interest. To protect the timeliness of this chapter, a major emphasis has been placed on the principles that underlie the clinical challenges for the implementation of this newer technology. Because the literature is vague and lacking in this area, we will focus primarily on newer technology that has been implemented at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) within the past few years.

Keywords

Prostate Cancer Dose Distribution Prostate Volume Localize Prostate Cancer Advanced Prostate Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mack Roach
  • Barby Pickett
  • Pamela F. Akazawa
  • Michael Weil

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