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By Thomas A. Buchholz, Eric A. Strom (auth.), David E. Wazer, Douglas W. Arthur, Frank A. Vicini (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3540282025

ISBN-13: 9783540282020

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Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) is being speedily brought into the scientific administration of early breast melanoma. APBI, in truth, incorporates a variety of diverse suggestions and ways that come with brachytherapy, intraoperative, and exterior beam options. there's at the moment no unmarried resource that describes those ideas and their medical implementation.

This textual content should be a concise instruction manual designed to aid the clinician within the implementation of APBI. this may comprise a evaluate of the foundations that underlie APBI, a pragmatic and unique description of every process for APBI, a overview of present scientific result of APBI, and a evaluate of the prevalence and administration of therapy similar complications.

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Lawenda BD, Taghian AG, Kachnic LA, et al (2003) Dose-volume analysis of radiotherapy for T1N0 invasive breast cancer treated by local excision and partial breast irradiation by lowdose-rate interstitial implant. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 56:671–680 34. Magee B, Swindell R, Harris M, et al (1996) Prognostic factors for breast recurrence after conservative breast surgery and radiotherapy: results from a randomised trial. Radiother Oncol 39:223–227 35. Morrow M (2002) Rational local therapy for breast cancer.

4 Composite Disease Extension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Impact of Radiation on Elsewhere Failures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Determining the Extent of Disease Beyond the Lumpectomy Cavity While several recent studies have demonstrated excellent 5-year results using accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI), the optimal clinical target volume (CTV) to be used in these patients has not been clearly defined (Vicini et al.

2 Appropriateness for Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Dose Prescription and Delivery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Treatment Verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3D Conformal External Beam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Contouring . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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