Murat Beyzadeoglu graduated from Cerrahpasa Medical School at the University of Istanbul in 1982 before going on to specialize in radiation oncology. He worked at the Department of Clinical Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, and then became an Assistant Professor at Gulhane Military Medical School in Ankara. After working as the Turkish National Military Representative at SHAPE Medical Center, Mons, Belgium, and the Jules Bordet Cancer Institute in Brussels, he became first Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor, and finally Professor and Chairman at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Gulhane Military Medical School. From 2008 to 2010 he also served as President of the Balkan Military Medical Committee. Professor Beyzadeoglu is the editor of a previous Springer book, Basic Radiation Oncology , and has authored numerous articles in peerreviewed journals and book chapters.
Gokhan Ozyigit graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (English Group) in 1996 and then obtained ECFMG Certifi cation in the USA. In 2001 he completed his Residency at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University. He later became a Research Fellow at the Departments of Radiation Oncology at Washington University and The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In 2004 he was appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and in 2006 became an Associate Professor there. Dr. Ozyigit is an editorial board member of several international journals. He is also a reviewer or advisor for a number of other international journals, co-editor of three previous books, and has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
Ugur Selek graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (English Group) in 1997 and went on to obtain ECFMG Certifi cation in the USA. In 2001 he completed his Residency at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and then became a Clinical Fellow at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In 2003 he returned to the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and subsequently became fi rst an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor. Since 2009 he has been working at the M.D. Anderson Radiation Oncology Center at the American Hospital-Istanbul and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Selek is the author of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as several book chapters.
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.