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Linz, Ute

Ion Beam Therapy

Linz, Ute - Ion Beam Therapy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. From X-Rays to Ion Beams: A Short History of Radiation Therapy
James M. Slater

2. The Place of Ion Beams in Clinical Applications
Paul J. Kim, Helen A. Shih

3. Socio-Economic Aspects of Ion Beam Therapy
Andre Konski

4. Physical and Biological Rationale for Using Ions in Therapy
Ute Linz

5. Early and Late Responses to Ion Irradiation
Reinhard Schulte, Ted Ling

6. The Impact of Radiation Quality on Cure Rate
John Gueulette, Reinhard Gahbauer, Dan T. L. Jones, Jacobus Slabbert, André Wambersie

7. Monte Carlo Methods for Dose Calculations
Katia Parodi

8. Modeling Heavy Ion Radiation Effects
Thilo Elsässer

9. Preclinical Radiobiology and Predictive Assays
Eleanor A. Blakely, Polly Y. Chang

10. Ocular Proton Therapy Centers
Andrzej Kacperek

11. Clinical Indications for Carbon Ion Radiotherapy and Radiation Therapy with Other Heavier Ions
Stephanie E. Combs

12. Skull Base Tumors
Daniela Schulz-Ertner

13. Proton Therapy for Thoracoabdominal Tumors
Hideyuki Sakurai, Toshiyuki Okumura, Shinji Sugahara, Hidetsugu Nakayama, Koichi Tokuuye

14. Carbon Ion Radiotherapy for Peripheral Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Tadashi Kamada, Naoyoshi Yamamoto, Masayuki Baba

15. Ion Beam Therapy for Gynecological Tumors
Tatsuya Ohno, Shingo Kato

16. Is Prostate Cancer a Good Candidate for Ion Beam Therapy?
Carl J. Rossi

17. Rationale for Proton Therapy in Pediatric Malignancies
Shiao Y. Woo

18. Tolerance of Normal Tissues to Ion Beam Therapy
Jean-Louis Habrand, Jean Datchary, Pascal Pommier, Stéphanie Bolle, Loïc Feuvret, Ismael Ghorbel, Remi Dendale

19. Design and Implementation of Clinical Trials of Ion Beam Therapy
James D. Cox

20. Design Criteria for Medical Accelerators
Hartmut Eickhoff, Udo Weinrich, Jose Alonso

21. Shielding and Radiation Protection in Ion Beam Therapy Facilities
Andrew J. Wroe, Steven Rightnar

22. Commercial Ion Beam Therapy Systems
Yves Jongen

23. Advantages and Challenges of Superconducting Accelerators
Detlef Krischel

24. All-in-One: An Attempt to Integrate the Full Potential of Proton Pencil Beam Scanning in a New Gantry System
Eros Pedroni

25. Beam Spreading Devices
Jay Flanz

26. Dosimetry Techniques for Ion Beams
Giacomo Cuttone

27. Control and Safety Systems for Ion Beam Therapy
Hiroshi Akiyama, Kazuo Tomida

28. Considerations for an Effective Quality Assurance Program for Proton Therapy
Michael Gillin, X. Ronald Zhu, Narayan Sahoo

29. Imaging and Tumor Localization for Ion Beam Therapy
Oliver Jäkel

30. Treatment Planning for Ion Beam Therapy
Oliver Jäkel

31. Online Irradiation Control by Means of PET
Fine Fiedler, Daniela Kunath, Marlen Priegnitz, Wolfgang Enghardt

32. Compensation of Target Motion
Christoph Bert, Eike Rietzel

33. Industrial Robots for Patient Support
Andres Sommer

34. Twenty Years of Proton Radiation Therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center
Jerry D. Slater

35. The Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center
Jay Flanz, Hanne Kooy, Thomas F. DeLaney

36. HIMAC: A New Start for Heavy Ions
Tadashi Kamada, Hirohiko Tsujii

37. A National Action Plan in Japan: From Experimental Studies to Highly Advanced Medical Technology
Koji Noda

38. Operational and Training Issues Related to Facility Start-Up
Nancy P. Mendenhall, Zuofeng Li

39. The Single-Room Ion Beam Facility
Kenneth P. Gall

40. Smaller – Lighter – Cheaper: New Technological Concepts in Proton Therapy
John Cameron, Niek Schreuder

41. New Facilities: Plans and Proposals
Ramona Mayer, Stanislav Vatnitsky

42. Future Directions in Ion Beam Therapy
Daniel Habermehl, Stephanie Combs, Jürgen Debus

Keywords: Physics, Medical and Radiation Physics, Radiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Energy, general, Cancer Research

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering
Page amount
35 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642214141

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