Clinical Insights: Stereotactic body radiation therapy: Lung cancer

Simon S. Lo, Bin S. Teh, Nina A. Mayr, Mitchell Machtay

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The ten chapters of this book provide a concise overview of the various aspects of stereotactic body radiation therapy for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including general, radiobiological, technical and clinical issues. Post- SBRT imaging for NSCLC is an emerging area of research that is addressed in a dedicated chapter, and there are two chapters on the two most important complications associated with lung SBRT - chest wall toxicities and radiation pneumonitis. A chapter discussing the comparison of surgery and SBRT for early-stage NSCLC is also included. The book serves as a valuable reference for nurses, medical dosimetrists, medical physicists, medical students, doctors-in-training, radiation oncologists, clinical oncologists, medical oncologists, and surgeons involved in the care of patients with early-stage NSCLC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherFuture Medicine Ltd.
Number of pages179
ISBN (Electronic)9781780843575
ISBN (Print)9781780843599
StatePublished - Aug 1 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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