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Image-Guided Radiation Therapy in Lymphoma Management

The Increasing Role of Functional Imaging, 1st Edition

Edited by Roger M. Macklis, Peter S. Conti

CRC Press

84 pages

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An ideal text for radiation oncologists, hematologist-oncologists, and radiologists, Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Functional Imaging in Modern Lymphoma Managementis the foremost source for information on the increasingly important subject of image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and its crucial role in the clinical evolution of high-precision ionizing beam therapy. An understanding of IGRT allows clinicians to improve targeting accuracy and safely increase dosage administration without increasing toxicity in normal, healthy tissue areas, resulting in better lymphoma patient outcomes.

Table of Contents

Lymphoma Radiotherapy: Current Status in Modern Multimodality Management. Functional Imaging: The Basics. Overview of Systemic Management Options for HL and NHL. Response Assessment and Surrogate End Points for Clinical Trials. PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Incorporating Functional Imaging Techniques. Overview of the Published Literature: Functional Imaging in Lymphoma Diagnosis and Staging. Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Low Grade and Follicular Histologies: Outcome data for External Beam and RIT. Aggressive NHL. Thyroid /Orbital NHL. Stomach NHL. Brain NHL. Miscellaneous Topics: Peds; Skin; Transplant, Late Effects.

About the Editors

Roger M. Macklis, Peter S. Conti

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Hematology
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine