Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions / Edition 3

Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions / Edition 3

by K.S. Clifford Chao, Carlos A. Perez, Luther W. Brady
     
 

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

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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. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605479118
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

preface v

Contributors vi

Acknowledgments xi

1 Fundamentals of Patient Management Leslie K. Ballas Amish A. Shah 1

2 Beam Dosimetry; Physics, and Clinical Applications Cheng-Shie Wuu 13

3 Three-Dimensional Physics and Treatment Planning Cheng-Shie Wuu 31

4 Advanced Treatment Technology (IMRT, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, Proton Beam Therapy) Cheng -Shie Wuu Tim Marinelli 41

5 Altered Fractionation Schedules Sally A. Amundson 57

6 Physics and Dosimetry of Brachytherapy Cheng-Shie Wuu 67

7 Unseale'd Radionuclides: Physics and Clinical Applications Cheng-Shie Wuu 93

8 Late Effects of Cancer Treatment and the QUANTEC Review Leslie K. Ballas K.S. Clifford Chao Tim Marinelli 103

9 Skin Cancer, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Related Malignancies, and Kaposi's Sarcoma Israel Deutsch 119

10 Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Wasect Z. Vance Amish A. Shah 135

11 Management of Adult Central Nervous System Tumors Amish A. Shah 145

12 Eye Ryan J.Burri 193

13 Ear Ryan J. Burri 203

14 Nasopharynx Ryan J. Burri 211

15 Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses Joshua E. Meyer Bhupesh Parashar 227

16 Salivary Glands Joshua E. Meyer Bhupesh Parashar 237

17 Oral Cavity Bhupesh Parashar 247

18 Oropharynx and Hypopharynx Bhupcsh Parashar 259

19 Larynx Bhupesh Parashar 285

20 Unusual Nonepithelial Tumors of the Head and Neck Bhupesh Pararhar 299

21 Thyroid Ryan J. Burri 319

22 Lung Amish A. Shah 327

23 Esophagus Amish A, Shah K.S. Clifford Chao 357

24 Breast: Stage Tis, T1, and T2 Tumors Amish A. Shah K.S. Clifford Chao 373

25 Breast: Locally Advanced (T3 and T4), Inflammatory, and Recurrent Tumors Mary Katherine Hayes 405

26 Stomach Amish A. Shah K.S. Clifford Chao 417

27 Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Tract Amish A. Shah K.S. Clifford Chao 427

28 Colon and Rectum K.S. Clifford Chao 443

29 Anan Canal Amish A. Shah K.S. Clifford Chao 455

30 Upper Urinary Tract Israel Deutsch 469

31 Bladder Israel Deutsch 483

32 Prostate Israel Deutsch 495

33 Testis Israel Deutsch 523

34 Urethra and Penis Israel Deutsch 539

35 Uterine Cervix Priti Patel A. Gabriella Wernicke 555

36 Endometrium Priti Patel A. Gabriella Wernicke 579

37 Ovary and Fallopian Tube A. Gabriella Wernicke 591

38 Vagina A. Gabriella Wernicke 609

39 Vulva A. Gabriella wtmicke 623

40 Hodgkin's Disease Waseet Z. Vance Amish A. Shah 639

41 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas Waseet Z. Vanu AmishA. Shah 659

42 Multiple Myeloma and Plasmacytomas Waseet Z. Vance, Amish A. Shah 681

43 Bone and Ewing's Sarcoma Ryan J. Burri 691

44 Soft Tissue Sarcoma Ryan J. Burri 703

45 Brain Tumors in Children Ryan J. Burri 719

46 Wilrn's Tumor Ryan J. Burri 737

47 Neuroblastoma Ryan J. Burri 745

48 Rhabdomyosarcoma Ryan J. Burri 755

49 Lymphomas in Children Leslie K. Ballas Amish A. Shah 767

50 Radiation Treatment of Benign Disease Waseet Z. Vance K.S. Clifford Chao 779

51 Palliation: Brain, Spinal Cord, Bone, and Visceral Metastases Leslie K. Ballas Amish A. Shah 795

52 Pain Management Leena Mathew 807

Appendix: Commonly Prescribed Drugs Israel Deutsch 817

Index 841

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