25 Oesophageal Cancer

Oesophageal Cancer Brachytherapy


THE GEC ESTROHANDBOOKOF BRACHYTHERAPY | Part II Clinical Practice Version 1 - 10/06/2019

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors recognise the excellent previous and recent work and the publications of the Japanese working groups especially in the framework of the Japanese Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (JASTRO) as key developments for the future of oesophageal brachytherapy. In addition, the authors acknowledge the valuable support of the medical physicists Marisol de Brabandere from Leuven, Christian Kirisits from Vienna (1st edition), Georg Schabl from Gelsenkirchen, and of the radiation oncologist Naoya Murakami from Tokyo.

AUTHORS Razvan Galalae, MD, PhD Associate Professor Medical Faculty Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel and Department of Radiotherapy Evangelical Clinics Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Richard Pötter, MD Professor emeritus

Department of Radiation Oncology Medical University Vienna, Austria

Erik Van Limbergen, MD, PhD Professor emeritus Department of Radiation Oncology University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Belgium

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