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By Hirohiko Tsujii,Tadashi Kamada,Toshiyuki Shirai,Koji Noda,Hiroshi Tsuji,Kumiko Karasawa

This e-book serves as a pragmatic advisor for using carbon ions in melanoma radiotherapy. at the foundation of scientific adventure with greater than 7,000 sufferers with a variety of forms of tumors handled over a interval of approximately two decades on the nationwide Institute of Radiological Sciences, step by step tactics and technological improvement of this modality are highlighted. The booklet is split into two sections, the 1st masking the underlying ideas of physics and biology, and the second one section is a scientific overview via tumor web site, focusing on the position of healing strategies and the pitfalls in therapy planning. Readers will study of the very best results got with carbon-ion treatment for varied varieties of tumors by way of neighborhood keep watch over and toxicities. it's necessary to remember that the carbon-ion beam is sort of a two-edged sword: until it's used safely, it might raise the chance of critical damage to serious organs. In early sequence of dose-escalation experiences, a few sufferers skilled critical opposed results comparable to dermis ulcers, pneumonitis, intestinal ulcers, and bone necrosis, for which salvage surgical procedure or hospitalization was once required. To restrict such harmful effects, the adequacy of healing ideas and dose fractionations used to be conscientiously tested in each one case. during this means, major advancements in remedy effects were accomplished and significant toxicities aren't any longer saw. With that wisdom, specialists in correct fields extend upon innovations for therapy supply at each one anatomical web site, masking symptoms and optimum therapy planning. With its sensible concentration, this booklet will profit radiation oncologists, clinical physicists, scientific dosimetrists, radiation therapists, and senior nurses whose paintings comprises radiation remedy, in addition to clinical oncologists and others who're attracted to radiation therapy.

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