Prostate Cancer

Advances in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment


Lead Editor

1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

2Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

3University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, USA

4Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Advances in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment


Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men which can be managed with several available options for localized disease such as (i) active surveillance, (ii) surgery, (iii) radical prostatectomy, (v) radiotherapy, (vi) radiofrequency ablation, (vii) cryotherapy, (viii) stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, (ix) focal therapy, (x) proton therapy, and (xi) brachytherapy. Among these options multiple competing treatment modalities are often equally effective but can have variable side effects and cost.

The purpose of this special issue is to publish high-quality research papers as well as review articles addressing recent advances in diagnosis, treatment, clinical outcomes, scientific findings, and technological developments. Original and high-quality contributions that are not yet published or not currently under review by other journals or peer-reviewed conferences are invited for submission.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Multimodal and multiparametric imaging
  • New radiotherapy techniques
  • Advances in patient immobilization
  • IGRT and adaptive radiation therapy
  • LDR, PDR, and HDR brachytherapy
  • Selective and focal radiation therapy
  • Proton/ particle therapy
  • Robotic-assistance in IMRT/SBRT and brachytherapy
  • Toxicity and clinical outcomes
  • Patient safety and quality of treatment evaluation or methods for RT of prostate cancer


  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 3079684
  • - Editorial

Advances in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment

Tarun Podder | Daniel Song | ... | Luc Beaulieu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 2420786
  • - Review Article

Evolving Paradigm of Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer: Current Consensus and Continuing Controversies

Aditya Juloori | Chirag Shah | ... | Rahul Tendulkar
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9561494
  • - Research Article

Salvage Brachytherapy for Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer following Primary Brachytherapy

John M. Lacy | William A. Wilson | ... | William H. St. Clair
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 4897515
  • - Review Article

Prostate Radiotherapy in the Era of Advanced Imaging and Precision Medicine

Caleb R. Dulaney | Daniel O. Osula | ... | Soroush Rais-Bahrami
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9462975
  • - Review Article

Fortifying the Treatment of Prostate Cancer with Physical Activity

Colin E. Champ | Lanie Francis | ... | Ryan P. Smith
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 624736
  • - Review Article

Systematic Review of the Relationship between Acute and Late Gastrointestinal Toxicity after Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Matthew Sean Peach | Timothy N. Showalter | Nitin Ohri
Prostate Cancer
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