Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology
Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

Publication Date: November 11, 2011
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781608314317
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The intent of this newly updated reference is to review thesemethodologies and present a contemporary version of the treatment

planning process. Features are …


state-of-the-art updates to the previous edition• NEW

image bank

full-color interior with companion solution website and• NEW

Treatment Planning Algorithms: Protons; Stereotactic Body Radiation

Therapy, Radiation Therapy Using High-Energy Electron Beams,

Proton Beam Therapy, Tolerance of Normal Tissues to Therapeutic


addition of six new chapters — Treatment Simulation;• NEW

inclusion of 3-D CRT, IMRT, IGRT, and treatment plan evaluation

physics and clinical radiation oncology

emphasis on the modern treatment planning process, including


advice from Dr. Khan, a well-respected leader in the field, and topnotch

physicist, and dosimetrist, …

a total team approach, including the radiation oncologist, medicaland more.


Faiz M Khan PhD
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, Minneapolis, MN

Bruce J. Gerbi PhD

Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608314317
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 656
Pub Date: November 11, 2011
Weight: 4.9
Preface to First Edition
Section I. Physics and Biology of Treatment Planning
1 Introduction: Process, Equipment, and Personnel
Faiz M. Khan
2 Imaging in Radiotherapy
George T.Y. Chen, Gregory C. Sharp, and John A. Wolfgang
3 Patient Data Acquisition
Bahman Emami
4 Patient and Organ Movement
James M. Balter
5 Patient Positioning and Immobilization
Lawrence E. Reinstein and Matthew B. Podgorsak
6 Treatment Simulation
Dimitris N. Mihailidis and Niko Papanikolaou
7 Treatment Planning Algorithms: Model-Based Photon Dose Calculations
Thomas R. Mackie, Hui Helen Liu, and Edwin C. McCullough
8 Treatment Planning Algorithms: Brachytherapy
Kenneth J. Weeks
9 Treatment Planning Algorithms: Electron Beams
Faiz M. Khan
10 Treatment Planning Algorithms: Proton Therapy
Hanne M. Kooy and Benjamin M. Clasie
11 Commissioning and Quality Assurance
Jacob Van Dyk
12 Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
Karl L. Prado, George Starkschall, and Radhe Mohan
13 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Arthur L. Boyer, Gary A. Ezzell, and Cedric X. Yu
14 Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
Guang Li, Gig S. Mageras, Lei Dong, and Radhe Mohan
15 Cranial Radiosurgery
Frank J. Bova
16 Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
William G. Rule, Sheena Jain, and Thomas P. Boike
17 Low-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy
Glenn P. Glasgow
18 High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Treatment Planning
Bruce R. Thomadsen
19 Radiation Therapy Using High-Energy Electron Beams
Bruce J. Gerbi
20 Proton Beam Therapy
Hanne M. Kooy and Judy A. Adams
21 Fractionation: Radiobiological Principles and Clinical Practice
Colin G. Orton
22 Tolerance of Normal Tissue to Therapeutic Radiation
Bahman Emami and Eric Kielhorn
23 Treatment Plan Evaluation
Andrew Jackson and Gerald J. Kutcher
Section II. Treatment Planning for Specific Cancers
24 Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Matthew D. Callister and Jonathan B. Ashman
25 Gynecologic Malignancies
Arno J. Mundt, Loren K. Mell, and Catheryn Yashar
26 Cancers of the Genitourinary Tract
A Prostate
Daniel A. Hamstra and Michael E. Ray
B Bladder
Daniel A. Hamstra and Michael E. Ray
C Testis
Daniel A. Hamstra and Michael E. Ray
27 The Lymphomas
Joachim Yahalom
28 Cancers of the Head and Neck
Jonathan J. Beitler, Robert J. Amdur, and William M. Mendenhall
29 Cancers of the Skin, Including Mycosis Fungoides
Kenneth R. Stevens, Jr
30 Breast Cancer
Benjamin T. Gielda, Katherine L. Griem, and Adam Dickler
31 Cancers of the Central Nervous System
Lucien A. Nedzi, Kevin S. Choe, Arnold Pompos, and Ezequiel Ramirez
32 Pediatric Malignancies
Jeffrey C. Buchsbaum and Lee T. Myers
33 Cancers of the Thorax
Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong, Jian-Yue Jin, Jeffrey D. Bradley, and Mary K. Martel
34 Extremity Soft-Tissue Sarcomas
Michael T. Selch
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