Guest Editors: Sandra Vermuelen, MD., Swedish Radiosurgery Center
Kevin T. Murphy, MD., University of California
Huan Giap, MD, Ph.D., Scripps Proton Therapy Center
This special edition of the Translational Cancer Research Journal represents the experiences of SRS and SBRT from experts at major radiosurgery centers in the U.S. The topics in this issue cover both intra-cranial and extra-cranial sites, malignant and benign tumors as well as functional targets. We begin with the extra-cranial sites of breast, lung, liver, pancreas, and prostate. In the second part, we detail experiences for intra-cranial diseases, tumors and functional diseases. We hope this collection of articles will lead clinicians, scientists, healthcare practitioners, and trainees to a better understanding of and appreciation for this new field with all of its potential and challenges. Although we have made significant progress in our understanding of SRS/SBRT, there are opportunities to accomplish so much more. Challenges make life interesting, and overcoming them makes life meaningful”.