Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide / Edition 1

Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Medical Guide / Edition 1

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by William Small Jr.
     
 

Aimed at healthcare professionals working with radiation, this is a concise, practical guide on the long-term responses to radiotherapy. Each chapter covers a tumor site comprehensively as it offers the best current knowledge regarding radiation tolerance.

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Aimed at healthcare professionals working with radiation, this is a concise, practical guide on the long-term responses to radiotherapy. Each chapter covers a tumor site comprehensively as it offers the best current knowledge regarding radiation tolerance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402080531
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/16/2005
Series:
Cancer Treatment and Research Series, #128
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.50(d)

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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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