Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide / Edition 1

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide / Edition 1

by William Small Jr.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387097902

ISBN-13: 9780387097909

Pub. Date: 09/25/2008

Publisher: Springer US

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Guide provides insight into the management of day-to-day aspects of radiotherapy. Most radiation oncologists and radiation oncology nurses spend a large percentage of their time dealing with the effects of radiotherapy. This book describes the biology behind each sites acute and long-term responses to radiotherapy, including the

Overview

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Guide provides insight into the management of day-to-day aspects of radiotherapy. Most radiation oncologists and radiation oncology nurses spend a large percentage of their time dealing with the effects of radiotherapy. This book describes the biology behind each sites acute and long-term responses to radiotherapy, including the best current knowledge regarding radiation tolerance, and fills a needed void in the literature that is available on radiation oncology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387097909
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/25/2008
Series:
Cancer Treatment and Research Series, #128
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction; William Smal, Jr. and Gayle Woloschak

1. The Management of Radiation-Induced Brain Injury; Edward G. Shaw and Mike E. Robbins
2. Management of Radiation-Induced Head and Neck Injury; Angel I. Blanco and Clifford Chao
3. Radiation Pneumonitis and Esophagitis in Thoracic Irradiation; Jeffrey Bradley and Benjamin Movsas
4. Toxicity from Radiation in Breast Cancer; Julia White and Michael C. Joiner
5. Upper Gastrointestinal Tract; Johanna C. Bendell and Christopher Willett
6. Radiation Complications of the Pelvis; Kathryn McConnell Greven and Tatjana Paunesku
7. Radiation-Induced Skeletal Injury; Mark A. Engleman, Gayle Woloschak and William Small Jr.
8. Skin Changes; Gloria Wood, Linda Casey and Andy Trotti

Index

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