Value of SRS Over Conventional Fractionation for Bone Metastases
Yoshiya Yamada, MD, Radiation Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City discusses radiosurgery (SRS) versus conventional fractionated radiotherapy for spinal and bone metastases. He begins by discussing histologic classification in terms of radiosensitivity and radioresistance and how that applies to spinal metastases before giving an overview of the results of several related studies.
About the speaker
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Senior attending radiation oncologist in the department of radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has an interest in spine oncology and spine SRS/SBRT.
He is part of the multidisciplinary spine oncology service at Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer center. He has published and lectured widely on many aspects of spine SBRT and SRS.
He completed his residency training in radiation oncology at Princess Margaret hospital at the university of Toronto and completed a brachytherapy fellowship at MSKCC.
He and his wife, Susy, have 5 children. He is also an avid fly fisherman.
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