Precision Medicine for Cancer

Posted On 2021-02-02 13:27:03

It was the worst of year and it was the best of year! This year, the pandemic caused the chaos and hold us together. This year, we also stand together to fight the cancer with precision. This special series focuses on precision medicine for cancer and tries to bring more ideas on future prospects. Hope this special series sheds light on our understanding of radiotherapy in the precision medicine and brings more ideas to integrate radiotherapy into cancer care.

The chaos of times and the precision of times
Chen-Hsi Hsieh, Hsin-Hua Nien, Yu-Ming Huang

Original Article
Clinical-dosimetric parameters predicting non-classic radiation-induced liver disease in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) stage A–B: a retrospective study
Li-Wen Huang, Hon-Yi Lin, Wen-Yen Chiou, Moon-Sing Lee, Liang-Cheng Chen, Shih-Kai Hung, Nai-Yu Chang

Evaluation and prediction of therapeutic response for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma receiving stereotactic body radiotherapy using serial computed tomography scans and radiomics
Yang-Hong Dai, Po-Chien Shen, Ying-Fu Wang, Wei-Chou Chang, Cheng-Hsiang Lo, Jen-Fu Yang, Chun-Shu Lin, Hsing-Lung Chao, Chieh-Sheng Lu, Wen-Yen Huang

Review Article
Sharpening the particle knife: the evolution of ultra-precise proton therapy
J. Isabelle Choi, Shaakir Hasan, Robert H. Press, Arpit M. Chhabra, Charles B. Simone II

Case Report
Boron neutron capture therapy as salvage treatment for recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma—a case report
Yi-Ying Pan, Shan-Fan Yao, Ko-Han Lin, Fong-In Chou, Jia-Cheng Lee, Shyh-Kuan Tai, Wen-Sheng Huang, Keng-Li Lan, Yee Chao, Yi-Wei Chen

Case report of ablative magnetic resonance-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy for oligometastatic mesenteric lymph nodes from bladder cancer
Michael D. Chuong, Diane Alvarez, Tino Romaguera, Kathryn E. Mittauer, Sonia Adamson, Alonso N. Gutierrez, Gustavo Luciani, Hayden Guerrero, Antonio Ucar

Abscopal effect of unirradiated lung nodules following radiotherapy alone in recurrent non-small cell lung cancer: a case report
Ting-Chun Lin, Hsin-Yuan Fang, Ching-Yun Hsieh, Hsin-Cheng Hsu, Chia-Hung Kao, Su-Tso Yang, Ji-An Liang, Chun-Ru Chien

Noncoplanar volumetric modulated arc therapy for patient with optic nerve sheath meningioma: a case report and literature review
Chi-Yeh Wu, Tzu-Lun Huang, Hsin-Hua Nien, Pei-Wei Shueng, Hui-Ju Tien, Hsin-Pei Yeh, Chen-Hsi Hsieh

The series “Precision Medicine for Cancer” was commissioned by the editorial office, Thera-peutic Radiology and Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Dr. Chen-Hsi Hsieh, Dr. Hsin-Hua Nien, and Dr. Yu-Ming Huang are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the se-ries.