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Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer

1st Edition

By Paul G. Abrams, Alan R. Fritzberg

CRC Press

416 pages

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Reflecting the past 20 years of intense research in radioimmunotherapy, this timely reference surveys an expansive breadth of topics on the evolving developments in radiation therapy. Placed in the context of advances in cancer treatment, chapters progress systematically from basic principles and properties of radionuclides to detailed summaries of current cancer therapy. With contributions from nearly 50 international experts and containing over 1300 literature references, drawings, photographs, tables, and equations, Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer is an invaluable and indispensable reference for physicians in nuclear medicine and medical physicists; oncologists, radiologists, radiochemists, and radiopharmacists; immunologists, pulmonologists, and cancer researchers; pharmacologists and drug delivery pharmaceutical chemists; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.

Table of Contents

Radionuclides for Radioimmunotherapy

Dosimetric Principles of Targeted Radiotherapy

Joseph A. O'Donoghue

Radionuclide Dosimetry and Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer

Ruby F. Meredith, Donald J. Buchsbaum, and Susan J. Knox

Metallic Radionuclides for Radioimmunotherapy

Alan R. Fritzberg and Claude F. Meares

Radiohalogens for Radioimmunotherapy

Michael R. Zalutsky

Delivery of Radiation to Tumors

Tumor Architecture and Targeted Delivery

Harold F. Dvorak, Janice A. Nagy, Dian Feng, and Ann M. Dvorak

Antibodies and Novel Constructs for Tumor Targeting

Dale C. Slavin-Chiorini, Patricia Horan Hand, and John W. Greiner

Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy of Cancer

Marco Chinol, Chiara Grana, Roberto Gennari, Marta Cremonesi, J. G. Geraghty, and Giovanni Paganelli

Evolution of a Pretarget Radioimmunotherapeutic Regimen

Louis J. Theodore, Alan R. Fritzberg, Jody E. Schultz, and Donald B. Axworthy

Extracorporeal Techniques in Radioimmunotherapy

Sven-Erik Strand, Jan G. Tennvall, Hans-Olov Sjögren, JianQing Chen, Michael Garkavij, Cecilia Hindorf, Rune Nilsson, and Bengt E. B. Sandberg

Targeted Radiotherapy of Cancer

Radioimmunotherapy in the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Monica S. Krieger, Paul L. Weiden, O. Press, G. L. DeNardo, and Hazel B. Breitz

Radioimmunotherapy of Solid Tumors

Hazel B. Breitz, Paul L. Weiden, and Paul L. Beaumier

Intraperitoneal Radioimmunotherapy of Ovarian Cancer

Konstantinos N. Syrigos and Agamemnon A. Epenetos

Targeted Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Osteosarcoma: Radiobiological Basis, Clinical Status, and Future Prospects

Øyvind S. Bruland and Alexander Pihl

Targeted Radiotherapy of Neuroblastoma

Cornelis A. Hoefnagel

Targeted Radiotherapy of Squamous Head and Neck

Guus A. M. S. van Dongen, Frank B. van Gog, Ruud H. Brakenhoff, Jasper J. Quak, Remco de Bree, Gerard W. M. Visser, and Gordon B. Snow

About the Authors

Abrams, Paul G.; Fritzberg, Alan R.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Oncology