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Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation : Techniques and Clinical Implementation

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edited by David E. Wazer, Douglas W. Arthur, Frank A. Vicini. (2nd ed.) --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2009.
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Wazer, David E
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Arthur, Douglas W
Vicini, Frank A
Responsibility
edited by David E. Wazer, Douglas W. Arthur, Frank A. Vicini
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9783540880066
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, Conformal - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiotherapy
Oncology
Gynecology
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e-Book
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Breast Cancer Biology for the Radiation Oncologist

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Jonathan Strauss, William Small, Gayle E. Woloschak, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2015.
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Breast Cancer Biology for the Radiation Oncologist is the first textbook of its kind devoted to describing the biological complexities of breast cancer in a way that is relevant to the radiation oncologist. Radiation Oncology has long treated breast cancer as a single biological entity, with all treatment decisions being based on clinical and pathologic risk factors. We are now beginning to understand that biological subtypes of breast cancer may have different risks of recurrence as well as di…
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Strauss, Jonathan
Small, William
Woloschak, Gayle E
Responsibility
Jonathan Strauss, William Small, Gayle E. Woloschak, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (vii, 90 p. : 15 illus., 5 illus. in color)
Series
Medical radiology. Radiation oncology
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
ISBN
9783642312205
9783642312199 (print ed.)
ISSN
0942-5373
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast neoplasms - genetics
Breast Neoplasms - physiopathology
Breast neoplasms - radiotherapy
Abstract
Breast Cancer Biology for the Radiation Oncologist is the first textbook of its kind devoted to describing the biological complexities of breast cancer in a way that is relevant to the radiation oncologist. Radiation Oncology has long treated breast cancer as a single biological entity, with all treatment decisions being based on clinical and pathologic risk factors. We are now beginning to understand that biological subtypes of breast cancer may have different risks of recurrence as well as different intrinsic sensitivity to radiotherapy. Multi-gene arrays that have for years been used to predict the risk of distant recurrence and the value of systemic chemotherapy may also have utility in predicting the risk of local recurrence. Additionally, the targeted agents used to treat breast cancer may interact with radiotherapy in ways that can be beneficial or undesirable. All of these emerging issues of central importance to radiation oncologists are extensively discussed in this book, and practical treatment recommendations based on available clinical evidence are presented whenever possible.
Contents
Biological subtypes of breast cancer -- Oncogene amplification and Herceptin -- Current clinical use of genetic profiling -- Biology of DCIS and progression to invasive disease -- Cancer Stem Cells and Radiotherapy -- Genetic basis of normal tissue radiosensitivity and late toxicity -- Genetic syndromes and radiotherapy in breast cancer -- Experimental therapies in breast cancer.
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Information for patients receiving radiation therapy : breast cancer or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program. [Halifax, NS]: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program , 2021.
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4008
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This pamphlets answers common questions about receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the breast. Topics include why radiation therapy is used to treat breast cancer or DCIS, what will happen when you come for your treatment planning, how long it will be until you start your radiation treatments, and how long your treatments will take. Information about side effects and support is also provided. A list of questions you may want to ask your health care…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Cancer Care Program
Place of Publication
[Halifax, NS]
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Aftercare
Breast Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Self Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Breast--Cancer--Patients--Care
Breast--Cancer--Treatment
Self-care, Health
Specialty
Cancer Care
Abstract
This pamphlets answers common questions about receiving radiation therapy for breast cancer or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) of the breast. Topics include why radiation therapy is used to treat breast cancer or DCIS, what will happen when you come for your treatment planning, how long it will be until you start your radiation treatments, and how long your treatments will take. Information about side effects and support is also provided. A list of questions you may want to ask your health care team is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Health Cancer Care Program; Approved by: Nova Scotia Cancer Patient Education Committee
Pamphlet Number
4008
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Principles and practice of modern radiotherapy techniques in breast cancer

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Ayfer Haydaroglu, Gokhan Ozyigit, editors. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among the female population. With advances in systemic therapies and modern radiotherapy techniques, breast cancer patients can have a long life-expectancy. However, it is crucial that radiation therapy is carried out with minimum complications and with the utmost efficiency. Principles and Practice of Modern Radiotherapy Techniques in Breast Cancer provides practical and current theoretical knowledge to the planning and implementation of breast cance…
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Haydaroglu, Ayfer
Ozyigit, Gokhan
Responsibility
Ayfer Haydaroglu, Gokhan Ozyigit, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 358 p. : 91 ill., 84 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461451167
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast neoplasms - radiotherapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology, Medical
Nuclear medicine
Radiotherapy
Oncology
Abstract
Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among the female population. With advances in systemic therapies and modern radiotherapy techniques, breast cancer patients can have a long life-expectancy. However, it is crucial that radiation therapy is carried out with minimum complications and with the utmost efficiency. Principles and Practice of Modern Radiotherapy Techniques in Breast Cancer provides practical and current theoretical knowledge to the planning and implementation of breast cancer radiation therapy. All aspects of breast cancer are covered, including epidemiology, molecular and biological basis and integrating systemic therapies during all steps of treatment. The illustrated section of this book identifies anatomical structures in daily practice by presenting target and critical structures in actual treatment positions. These images show and mark the anatomical points of the patient lying in the position that breast radiation therapy would be performed. This text serves as a valuable resource for clinicians, residents and fellows practicing and learning breast cancer radiotherapy.
Contents
Epidemiology and Etiology -- Staging -- Molecular Classification -- Prognostic and Predictive Factors -- Mechanisms of Resistance to Radiation -- Interaction of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy -- Interactions of Radiotherapy with Hormonotherapy -- Ductal Carcinoma in Situ -- Early Stage Breast Cancer -- Locally Advanced Breast Cancer -- Metastatic Breast Cancer -- The Organs at Risk and Radiation Tolerance Doses -- Chest Wall and Regional Lymphatics -- Breast and Tumor Bed -- Simulation and Patient Fixation Methods -- Three Dimensional Planning Techniques -- Inverse Planning, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy and Image Guided Radiation Therapy -- Forward Planning Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Techniques -- Boost Techniques -- Quality Assurance -- Partial Breast Irradiation -- Hypofractionation -- Application of Tomotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients -- Radiotherapy Complications.
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Radiation Therapy Techniques and Treatment Planning for Breast Cancer

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Jennifer R. Bellon, Julia S. Wong, Shannon M. MacDonald, Alice Y. Ho, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book addresses the day-to-day treatment planning issues that radiation oncologists are likely to encounter during the treatment of breast cancer patients and provides numerous practical "tips" that will assist in navigation of the treatment planning process, from delineation of the tumor boundaries to discrimination of adjacent normal tissues and critical structures at risk of radiation injury. Differences in target delineation and treatment planning according to technique are emphasized, …
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Bellon, Jennifer R
Wong, Julia S
MacDonald, Shannon M
Ho, Alice Y
Responsibility
Jennifer R. Bellon, Julia S. Wong, Shannon M. MacDonald, Alice Y. Ho, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 158 p. : 78 illus., 76 illus. in color)
Series Title
Practical guides in radiation oncology
ISBN
9783319403922
9783319403908 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast neoplasms - radiotherapy
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted - methods
Abstract
This book addresses the day-to-day treatment planning issues that radiation oncologists are likely to encounter during the treatment of breast cancer patients and provides numerous practical "tips" that will assist in navigation of the treatment planning process, from delineation of the tumor boundaries to discrimination of adjacent normal tissues and critical structures at risk of radiation injury. Differences in target delineation and treatment planning according to technique are emphasized, with coverage of conventional radiation therapy and advanced techniques including cardiac-sparing approaches, e.g., using active breathing control, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, proton beam therapy, and electron beam therapy post mastectomy. Individual chapters also focus on radiation setup and verification techniques and radiation treatment planning systems. The book, which is part of the Springer series Practical Guides in Radiation Oncology, is designed for hands-on use by radiation oncology residents/fellows in training and practicing radiation oncologists.
Contents
1. Whole Breast Radiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer -- 2. Postmastectomy Radiotherapy with and Without Reconstruction -- 3. Techniques for Internal Mammary Node Radiation -- 4. Target Delineation and Contouring -- 5. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) -- 6. Deep Inspiration Breath Hold -- 7. Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer -- 8. Techniques for Proton Radiation -- 9. Hyperthermia in Locally Recurrent Breast Cancer.
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Short Course Breast Radiotherapy : A Comprehensive Review of Hypofractionation, Partial Breast, and Intra-Operative Irradiation

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Douglas W Arthur, Frank A. Vicini, David E. Wazer, Atif J. Khan, editors. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This comprehensive handbook on the implementation of short course radiotherapy for the treatment of breast cancer is intended as an up-to-date resource for the clinician. The book opens with a series of chapters on underlying principles and diverse relevant topics, including pathologic anatomy of early-stage breast cancer, radiobiology of accelerated breast irradiation, quality assurance and radiation safety, surgical considerations in partial breast irradiation, and impact of oncoplastic surge…
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Arthur, Douglas W
Vicini, Frank A
Wazer, David E
Khan, Atif J
Responsibility
Douglas W Arthur, Frank A. Vicini, David E. Wazer, Atif J. Khan, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 501 p. : 143 illus., 109 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319243887
9783319243863 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast neoplasms - radiotherapy
Dose Hypofractionation
Radiotherapy - methods
Abstract
This comprehensive handbook on the implementation of short course radiotherapy for the treatment of breast cancer is intended as an up-to-date resource for the clinician. The book opens with a series of chapters on underlying principles and diverse relevant topics, including pathologic anatomy of early-stage breast cancer, radiobiology of accelerated breast irradiation, quality assurance and radiation safety, surgical considerations in partial breast irradiation, and impact of oncoplastic surgery on adjuvant radiotherapy. Individual sections are then devoted to hypofractionated whole breast radiotherapy, accelerated partial breast irradiation, and intraoperative radiotherapy. Each section includes details of patient selection, physics, techniques, data, and toxicity. The reader is provided with clear guidance on the appropriate use of accelerated forms of adjuvant radiotherapy for treatment of early-stage breast cancer and on various emerging treatment approaches.
Contents
Part I. Background and Supporting Concepts -- 1. APBI: History, Rationale, and Controversies -- 2. Pathological Anatomy of Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Defining the Target -- 3. The Radiobiology of Breast Radiotherapy -- 4. Quality Assurance and Radiation Safety for Breast Irradiation -- 5. Surgical Considerations in Partial-Breast Irradiation -- 6. Impact of Oncoplastic Surgery on Adjuvant Radiation Therapy -- 7. Comparison of True Cost Between Modalities in a Changing American Healthcare System -- Part II. Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation -- 8. Patient Selection for Hypofractionated Whole Breast Radiation Therapy for Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer -- 9. Physics of Hypofractionated Whole Breast Irradiation -- 10. New York University Experience and Prone Positioning -- 11. The Canadian Experience with Hypofractionation -- 12. United Kingdom Experience: Clinical Trial Evolution, Techniques, Data, and Toxicity -- Part III. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation -- 13. Patient Selection for Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) -- 14. Physics of APBI -- 15. Overview of Outcomes with Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation -- 16. The Evolution of Brachytherapy Techniques and the Current Arizona Approach -- 17. Intracavitary Brachytherapy: Techniques, Data, Toxicity -- 18. External-Beam Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation -- Part IV. Intra-operative Radiotherapy -- 19. Patient Selection for IORT -- 20. Physics of Intraoperative Radiotherapy for the Breast -- 21. A Risk-Adapted Approach to Breast Radiation Using Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy (TARGIT) -- 22. Intraoperative Technique with Electrons -- Part V. Emerging Treatment Approaches -- 23. Ultrashort Courses of Breast Radiotherapy -- 24. Breast Conservation Therapy Without Capsular Contracture in Augmented Women Using Interstitial Brachytherapy -- 25. Noninvasive Image-Guided Breast Brachytherapy (NIBB) -- 26. APBI (Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation) for in Breast Recurrence Following WBI -- 27. Preoperative Partial Breast -- 28. Hypofractionated Regional Nodal Irradiation for Breast Cancer -- Part VI. Hypofractionation for Metastatic Disease -- 29. Stereotactic Treatment for Oligometastatic Breast Cancer -- 30. Hypofractionated Palliative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer.
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Toxicities of Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer : Risks and Management Strategies

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Jean L. Wright, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book is a comprehensive guide to breast toxicity. Adjuvant radiation remains standard for a majority of women who undergo breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer, and indications for post-mastectomy and regional lymph node irradiation have also broadened with recent publications. At the same time, locoregional recurrence has declined and survival has improved in recent decades. In the current era of excellent breast cancer outcomes, then, considering the balance between toxicity and ou…
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Wright, Jean L.
Responsibility
Jean L. Wright, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 197 p.) : 15 illus., 12 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030116200
9783030116194 (Print ed.)
9783030116217 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms - radiotherapy
Health Physics
Radiation Injuries
Radiotherapy - adverse effects
Risk Assessment
Specialty
Gynecology
Medical Oncology
Radiotherapy
Toxicology
Abstract
This book is a comprehensive guide to breast toxicity. Adjuvant radiation remains standard for a majority of women who undergo breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer, and indications for post-mastectomy and regional lymph node irradiation have also broadened with recent publications. At the same time, locoregional recurrence has declined and survival has improved in recent decades. In the current era of excellent breast cancer outcomes, then, considering the balance between toxicity and outcomes becomes paramount. Several recent editorials recommend considering toxicity against the potential benefit of adjuvant radiation in tailoring radiation decisions for individual patients. Thus, a clear understanding of the potential toxicities of adjuvant radiation for breast cancer is critical to optimizing outcomes in modern breast cancer management. Here, authors have collected recent data focused on toxicity of treatment that provide an opportunity for improving this optimization. Chapters cover both acute and late toxicity of radiation for breast cancer, including tailored risk assessment for each of these potential toxicities, considerations for including risk of toxicity in management decisions, and toxicity management strategies. This is an ideal guide for radiation oncologists, residents, and oncologists seeking to optimize care for their patients.
Contents
1. Including Toxicity Risk in Balanced Clinical Decision Making -- 2. Acute and Late Skin Toxicity from Breast Radiation -- 3. Fatigue Associated with Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer -- 4. Pain Associated with Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer -- 5. Considerations for Post-Mastectomy Radiation Therapy in the Setting of Breast Reconstruction -- 6. Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment -- 7. Cardiotoxicity Associated with Radiation for Breast Cancer -- 8. Second Malignancies after Radiation for Breast Cancer -- 9. Tissue Fibrosis after Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer -- 10. Pulmonary Toxicity Associated with Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer -- 11. Integrative Methods for Management of Toxicities Associated with Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer.
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