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Author International IORT Symposium (6th : 1996 : San Francisco, Calif.)

Title Intraoperative radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer : 6th International IORT Symposium and 31st San Francisco Cancer Symposium, September 22-25, 1996 / volume editor, Jerome M. Vaeth
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ©1997

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series Frontiers of radiation therapy and oncology ; vol. 31
Frontiers of radiation therapy and oncology ; vol. 31.
Contents Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Historical Background -- Present and Future of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) -- Quality of Life and Cancer IORT Treatment -- Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Terminology -- Combining Intraoperative and Conventional External Radiotherapy Doses: A Biology-Based Approach1,2 -- Implications of Vasomotor Reactions for a Combined Oncotherapy Including IORT -- Experimental Study of Vascular Sequelae of Combined Upper Abdominal Intraoperative and External-Beam Radiation Therapy
Late Effects of Integrated Therapies, Including IORT, on Lumbosacral Plexus and Anorectal Physiology in Patients Treated for Rectal CancerTissue Changes in Normal Canine Liver following Intraoperative Brachytherapy -- Reactions of the GastricWall following IORT -- ERT to the Upper Abdomen in Rabbits -- 3-D Dose Reconstruction in IORT -- IORT Novac7: A New Linear Accelerator for Electron Beam Therapy -- Preliminary Studies for Clinical Applications of Novac7, A RoboticMobile Intraoperative Electron Beam Therapy Unit -- TheMobetron: A New Concept for IORT
Field Shaping in IORTEarly IORT Experience in a Public University Hospital in Spain: Hospital General Universitario GregorioMaran˜�on (Madrid) -- IORT in P.A. Ghertsen Oncological Institute: Reality and Perspectives -- IORT in a Lithuanian Oncology Center -- Malignant Brain Tumors Treated with IORT -- Clinical Study of Glioma Treated with HDR Ir- -- Interstitial Brachytherapy and Surgical Resection1 -- IORT forMalignant Brain Tumors -- A New Method for Treatment Planning and Quality Control in IORT of Brain Tumors -- IORT in Floor of the Mouth Cancer
Adjuvant Electron-Beam IORT in High-Risk Head and Neck Cancer PatientsIORT Using Electron Beam or HDR Brachytherapy for Previously Unirradiated Head and Neck Cancers -- IORT for Locally Advanced Oropharyngeal Carcinomas with Major Extension to the Base of the Tongue: 5-Year Results of a Prospective Study -- IORT in the Management of Locally Advanced or Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer -- IORT for Early Breast Cancer: A Report on Long-Term Results -- IORT in Breast Carcinomas -- IORT for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: Preliminary Report of 33 Cases
Resection and IORT Followed by Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy with or without Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Malignant MesotheliomaIORT for Extremity Sarcomas -- IORT in the Management of Extremity and Limb Girdle Soft Tissue Sarcomas1 -- Intraoperative High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy after Preoperative Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Ewing�s Sarcoma -- Early Results of IORT in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer1 -- IORT in Gastric Carcinoma: The Lyon Experience -- IORT Combined with Resection for Stage IV Gallbladder Carcinoma1
Summary Over the past two decades, intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) has been used for a variety of malignant tumors and has contributed significantly to improve local tumor control. Based on the 31st San Francisco Cancer Symposium and the 6th International Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Symposium in 1996, this book presents the most recent information available on the use of IORT in cancer treatment. A brief historical overview of the development of IORT is followed by discussions of its biological, physical and technical aspects. The main part of the book is devoted to the clinical applications of IORT and the results of its use in the management of cancers of the brain, head and neck, gastrointestinal tract, breast, bone, lung, urinary tract and gynecological region, and of sarcomas. A further topic considered is the quality of life of patients undergoing IORT. The findings presented indicate that IORT provides a major contribution to the control of locally advanced cancer and, in many instances, can improve long-term survival. This book is recommended reading for all clinical practitioners of oncology - surgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists - as well as for radiobiologists, physicists and engineers interested in the technical development of this form of treatment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cancer -- Intraoperative radiotherapy -- Congresses
Combined modality therapy.
Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Intraoperative Period
Neoplasms -- surgery
Combined Modality Therapy
Combined modality therapy
Cancer -- Intraoperative radiotherapy
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Vaeth, Jerome M., 1925-
San Francisco Cancer Symposium (31st : 1996)
ISBN 9783318002355
3318002356