Handbook of Radiation Oncology : Basic Principles and Clinical Protocols

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-18
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Whether you are a practicing radiation oncologist, resident in radiation oncology, fellow in any oncology discipline, or a student of medicine, nursing, physics, dosimetry, or therapy, this handbook is a valuable resource covering the issues most pertinent to patients undergoing radiation therapy. Handbook of Radiation Oncology covers general oncologic principles, workup, staging, and multidisciplinary aspects of treatment, basic principles of physics and radiobiology, and specific technologies including brachytherapy, radiosurgery, and unsealed sources. Specific Topics   Covered Include:   Physics of Radiation Oncology Classic and Molecular Biolgical Basis of Radiation Oncology Clinical Principals of Radiation Oncology and Multidisciplinary Care Radiation Oncology Treatment of All Major Cancers including Head and Neck, Central Nervous System, Lung, Pediatrics, Breast, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Gynecological, Lymphomas, and others. Stereotactic Radiosurgery Brachytherapy Palliative Care and Oncologic Emergencies PDA/Mobile Version Coming Soon!

Table of Contents

Radiation Physicsp. 1
The Biologic Basis of Radiotherapyp. 41
Molecular Radiobiologyp. 73
Combined Modalityp. 89
Brachytherapyp. 111
Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapyp. 143
Palliation and Oncologic Emergenciesp. 159
Useful Tools for Radiation Oncologyp. 173
Radioimmunotherapy and the Use of Unsealed Sources in Radiation Oncologyp. 205
Central Nervous Systemp. 221
Current Management of Oral Cavity/Oropharynx/Hypopharynx Cancerp. 251
Laryngeal Cancerp. 279
Nasopharynx and Sinusesp. 295
Management of the Neckp. 309
Salivary Gland Tumorsp. 331
Eyep. 343
Esophagus Cancerp. 361
Lung Cancerp. 375
Thyroid, Trachea and Mediastinump. 399
Early Stage Breast Cancerp. 419
Locally Advanced Breast Cancerp. 441
Pancreatic Cancerp. 463
Gastric Cancerp. 481
Colorectal Cancerp. 499
Anal Cancerp. 517
Cancers of the Bladder and Kidneyp. 537
Testicular Cancersp. 557
Prostate Cancerp. 565
Cervical Cancerp. 583
Non-Cervical Gynecologic Malignanciesp. 605
Soft Tissue Sarcomap. 629
Pediatricsp. 649
Cutaneous Malignancies including Cutaneous Lymphomap. 683
Hodgkin Lymphomap. 705
Non-Hodgkin Lymphomap. 725
Leukemias and Plasma Cell Disordersp. 739
Benign Diseasesp. 755
Indexp. 763
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