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Title Advances in radiation oncology in lung cancer / Branislav Jeremić, editor ; foreword by Luther W. Brady [and others]
Edition 2nd ed
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 843 pages) : color illustrations
Series Medical radiology
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Molecular Biology and Genetics of Lung Cancer -- Angiogenesis and Lung Cancer -- Interventional Pulmonology -- Pathology of Lung Cancer -- Radiologic Imaging of Lung Cancer -- PET/CT for Staging and Diagnosis of Lung Cancer -- Surgical Staging of Lung Cancer for Advances in Radiation Oncology of Lung Cancer -- Lung Cancer Surgery -- Radiation Response of the Normal Lung Tissue and Lung Tumors -- Radiation Time, Dose, and Fractionation in the Treatment of Lung Cancer -- 3D Radiation Treatment Planning and Execution -- Four-dimensional Radiation Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Clinical Perspective -- PET and PET/CT in Treatment Planning -- Target Volume Definition in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- The Radiation Target in Small-Cell Lung Cancer -- Radiation Sensitizers -- Radioprotectors and Chemoprotectors in the Management of Lung Cancer -- Systemic Therapy for Lung Cancer for the Radiation Oncologist -- Combined Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy: Theoretical Considerations and Biological Premises -- Radiotherapy and Second Generation Drugs -- Radiotherapy and Third Generation Concurrent Chemotherapy Agents -- Conventional Radiation Therapy in Early Stage Non-small-cell Lung Cancer -- Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for Early Stage Lung Cancer -- Postoperative Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Carcinoma -- PDT-Lung -- The Role of Radiofrequency Ablation in the Treatment of Stage 1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Lung Dose Escalation -- Radiochemotherapy in Locally Advanced Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer -- Tri-Modality Therapy in Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer -- Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation -- Palliative External Beam Thoracic Radiation Therapy of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer: Methodology (Electrons or Brachytherapy), Clinical Experiences and Long-Term Institutional Results -- Brachytherapy for Lung Cancer -- Limited-Disease Small-Cell Lung Cancer -- Radiation Therapy in Extensive Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Small-Cell Lung Cancer -- Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer in Elderly -- Radiation Therapy for Recurrent Disease -- Radiation Therapy for Metastatic Disease -- Advances in Supportive and Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients -- Hematological Toxicity in Lung Cancer -- Radiation-Induced Lung and Heart Toxicity -- Spinal Cord Toxicity -- Radiation Therapy-Related Toxicity: Esophagus -- Brain Toxicity -- Quality of Life Outcomes in Radiotherapy of Lung Cancer -- Prognostic Factors in Lung Cancer -- Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy and Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy for Lung Cancer -- Image-Guided Robotic Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for Lung Tumors: The CyberKnife -- Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer: State of the Science -- Carbon Ion Radiotherapy in Hypo-Fractionation Regimen and Single Dose for Stage I Non-small-Cell Lung Cancer -- Novel Cytotoxic Agents in Combination with Radiation in the Management of Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Focus on Pemetrexed and Nab-Paclitaxel [Abraxane] -- Novel Targeted Agents and Radiopharmaceuticals in Lung Cancer -- Translational Research in Lung Cancer -- Clinical Research in Radiation Oncology of Lung Cancer: Why We Fail(ed)? -- Pitfalls in the Design, Analysis, Presentation, and Interpretation of Randomized Clinical Trials -- New Directions in the Evaluation and Presentation of Clinical Research in Lung Cancer
Summary With contributions by numerous experts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Lungs -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Lung Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Lungs -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Jeremić, Branislav.
ISBN 9783642199257