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Radiation Oncology : Management Decisions - Chao

Radiation Oncology

Management Decisions

By: Chao

Paperback Published: 1st May 2011
ISBN: 9781605479118
Number Of Pages: 867

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Ideal for on-the-spot consultation, this pocket manual, Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions,  provides easily accessible information for residents and practitioners in radiation oncology. It presents the most essential information that is immediately required in the clinical setting. The first eight chapters of the book focus on key basic concepts; the remaining 46 chapters describe treatment regimens for all cancer sites and tumor types. Includes coverage of pain and palliation, and covers all latest therapeutic techniques. This edition includes expanded information on image-guided therapy, 3D techniques, and 4D protocols. The updated cancer staging guidelines have been used throughout the manual.  In addition, there is a brand-new chapter devoted to QUANTEC dosage recommendations.

"This is a much-needed update of a concise, well-organized, organ-specific outline of diagnosis, anatomy, natural history, and treatment paradigms in radiation oncology with outcomes data. The previous edition was published in 2002."



Weighted Numerical Score: 82 - 3 Stars



- Doody Enterprises, Inc. (May 2012)

- James G Douglas, MD, MS(Indiana University School of Medicine)

prefacep. v
Contributorsp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Fundamentals of Patient Managementp. 1
Beam Dosimetry; Physics, and Clinical Applicationsp. 13
Three-Dimensional Physics and Treatment Planningp. 31
Advanced Treatment Technology (IMRT, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, Proton Beam Therapy)p. 41
Altered Fractionation Schedulesp. 57
Physics and Dosimetry of Brachytherapyp. 67
Unseale'd Radionuclides: Physics and Clinical Applicationsp. 93
Late Effects of Cancer Treatment and the QUANTEC Reviewp. 103
Skin Cancer, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Related Malignancies, and Kaposi's Sarcomap. 119
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomap. 135
Management of Adult Central Nervous System Tumorsp. 145
Eyep. 193
Earp. 203
Nasopharynxp. 211
Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinusesp. 227
Salivary Glandsp. 237
Oral Cavityp. 247
Oropharynx and Hypopharynxp. 259
Larynxp. 285
Unusual Nonepithelial Tumors of the Head and Neckp. 299
Thyroidp. 319
Lungp. 327
Esophagusp. 357
Breast: Stage Tis, T1, and T2 Tumorsp. 373
Breast: Locally Advanced (T3 and T4), Inflammatory, and Recurrent Tumorsp. 405
Stomachp. 417
Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Tractp. 427
Colon and Rectump. 443
Anan Canalp. 455
Upper Urinary Tractp. 469
Bladderp. 483
Prostatep. 495
Testisp. 523
Urethra and Penisp. 539
Uterine Cervixp. 555
Endometriump. 579
Ovary and Fallopian Tubep. 591
Vaginap. 609
Vulvap. 623
Hodgkin's Diseasep. 639
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomasp. 659
Multiple Myeloma and Plasmacytomasp. 681
Bone and Ewing's Sarcomap. 691
Soft Tissue Sarcomap. 703
Brain Tumors in Childrenp. 719
WilrnÆs Tumorp. 737
Neuroblastomap. 745
Rhabdomyosarcomap. 755
Lymphomas in Childrenp. 767
Radiation Treatment of Benign Diseasep. 779
Palliation: Brain, Spinal Cord, Bone, and Visceral Metastasesp. 795
Pain Managementp. 807
Appendix: Commonly Prescribed Drugsp. 817
Indexp. 841
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ISBN: 9781605479118
ISBN-10: 160547911X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 867
Published: 1st May 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 15.24  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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