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Brachytherapy

Techniques and Evidences

Editors: Yoshioka, Y., Itami, J., Oguchi, M., Nakano, T. (Eds.)

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  • Enriches our understanding of brachytherapy in terms of both basic and clinical aspects
  • Provides highly valuable data on brachytherapy from Japan
  • Sheds light on new approaches to brachytherapy
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About this book

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of major technical advances and research findings in the field of brachytherapy. Especially research conducted on brachytherapy in Japan has made tremendous strides, offering readers valuable insights into new treatment outcomes, evidence and techniques. In the respective chapters, each author elucidates cutting-edge findings, addressing both the basic and clinical aspects including the application to various cancers, and especially focusing on highly valuable data gleaned in Japan. As such, the book will benefit not only radiation oncologists but also basic researchers, radiation technologists, medical physicists and members of medical staff who are involved in the development and utilization of this advanced therapy.

About the authors

Yasuo Yoshioka,

Radiation Oncology Department,

The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR


Jun Itami,

Department of Radiation Oncology,

National Cancer Center Hospital


Masahiko Oguchi,

Radiation Oncology Department,

The Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR


Takashi Nakano,

Department of Radiation Oncology,

Gunma University


Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • History of Brachytherapy in Japan

    Pages 3-10

    Nishimura, Tetsuo

  • Japanese Brachytherapy in the World

    Pages 11-22

    Itami, Jun

  • Modern Computational Technologies for Establishing Precision Brachytherapy: From Non-rigid Image Registration to Deep Learning

    Pages 23-34

    Kobayashi, Kazuma

  • Moving on from LDR to HDR

    Pages 37-44

    Nakano, Takashi (et al.)

  • Intracavitary Brachytherapy from 2D to 3D

    Pages 45-61

    Toita, Takafumi

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-0490-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-0489-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-4430-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Brachytherapy
Book Subtitle
Techniques and Evidences
Editors
  • Yasuo Yoshioka
  • Jun Itami
  • Masahiko Oguchi
  • Takashi Nakano
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0490-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0490-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0489-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4430-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 304
Number of Illustrations
16 b/w illustrations, 72 illustrations in colour
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