Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy Hardback
Edited by William Y. (Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Canada) Song, Kari (Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus University) Tanderup, Bradley Pieters
Part of the Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering series
Brachytherapy is continuously advancing. Years of accumulated experience have led to clinical evidence of its benefit in numerous clinical sites such as gynecological, prostate, breast, rectum, ocular, and many other cancers.
Brachytherapy continues to expand in its scope of practice and complexity, driven by strong academic and commercial research, by advances in competing modalities, and due to the diversity in the political and economic landscape.
It is a true challenge for practicing professionals and students to readily grasp the overarching trends of the field, especially of those technologies and innovative practices that are not yet established but are certainly on the rise.
Addressing this challenge, Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy presents a comprehensive collection of chapters on the latest trending/emerging technologies and expert opinions.
It is divided into five broad sections:Section I: Physics of BrachytherapySection II: Imaging for Brachytherapy GuidanceSection III: Brachytherapy SuitesSection IV: Is Brachytherapy a Competitive Modality?Section V: Vision 20/20: Industry PerspectiveEach section has a carefully selected collection of chapters, which covers the spectrum of topics in comprehensive detail.
By drawing on recognized experts and key opinion leaders from academia and commercial sectors worldwide (100+ contributors), Emerging Technologies in Brachytherapy provides readers with a wealth of relevant information needed to comprehend the rapidly advancing technologies and trends of today and the prospects for the future.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 416 pages, Scatter colour. Colour figures on pages: 105, 146, 173, 202, 207, 218, 219, 224, 225, 226
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
- Publication Date: 23/05/2017
- Category: Oncology
- ISBN: 9781498736527