New PDF release: Carbon-Ion Radiotherapy: Principles, Practices, and

By Hirohiko Tsujii,Tadashi Kamada,Toshiyuki Shirai,Koji Noda,Hiroshi Tsuji,Kumiko Karasawa

ISBN-10: 4431544569

ISBN-13: 9784431544562

ISBN-10: 4431561455

ISBN-13: 9784431561453

This ebook serves as a realistic advisor for using carbon ions in melanoma radiotherapy. at the foundation of scientific adventure with greater than 7,000 sufferers with a number of forms of tumors taken care of over a interval of approximately twenty years on the nationwide Institute of Radiological Sciences, step by step systems and technological improvement of this modality are highlighted. The publication is split into two sections, the 1st masking the underlying ideas of physics and biology, and the second one section is a scientific evaluation by means of tumor web site, targeting the function of healing options and the pitfalls in therapy planning. Readers will examine of the very best results received with carbon-ion remedy for varied sorts of tumors by way of neighborhood regulate and toxicities. it's necessary to remember that the carbon-ion beam is sort of a two-edged sword: until it truly is used safely, it will possibly raise the chance of critical damage to serious organs. In early sequence of dose-escalation stories, a few sufferers skilled severe opposed results resembling dermis ulcers, pneumonitis, intestinal ulcers, and bone necrosis, for which salvage surgical procedure or hospitalization was once required. To avert such damaging effects, the adequacy of healing innovations and dose fractionations was once conscientiously tested in each one case. during this means, major advancements in therapy effects were accomplished and significant toxicities are not any longer saw. With that wisdom, specialists in proper fields extend upon thoughts for therapy supply at every one anatomical website, protecting symptoms and optimum therapy planning. With its sensible concentration, this publication will gain radiation oncologists, scientific physicists, clinical dosimetrists, radiation therapists, and senior nurses whose paintings includes radiation treatment, in addition to clinical oncologists and others who're drawn to radiation therapy.

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