Chapter 16. Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

  1. Jack A. Roth MD, F.A.C.S.1,
  2. James D. Cox MD2 and
  3. Waun Ki Hong MD, D.M.Sc. (Hon.)3
  1. Kenneth E. Rosenzweig and
  2. Sonal Sura

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch16

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rosenzweig, K. E. and Sura, S. (2008) Image-Guided Radiation Therapy, in Lung Cancer, Third Edition (eds J. A. Roth, J. D. Cox and W. K. Hong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Bud Johnson Clinical Distinguished Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Director, W.M. Keck Center for Innovative Cancer Therapies, Chief, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    American Cancer Society Professor, Samsung Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine, Professor and Head, Division of Cancer Medicine Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151122

Online ISBN: 9780470696330

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Keywords:

  • radiation therapy;
  • tumor motion;
  • tissue toxicity;
  • radiotherapy;
  • tomotherapy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • PET and PET-CT in Radiation Treatment Planning

  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

  • Cone Beam CT

  • Tomotherapy

  • Markers and Respiratory Gating

  • Orthogonal kv X-Rays

  • In-Room CT

  • The Role of Image Guidance in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy

  • Conclusion

  • References