ISBN-10:
0323287522
ISBN-13:
9780323287524
Pub. Date:
04/15/2015
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy / Edition 4

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy / Edition 4

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ISBN-13: 9780323287524
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/15/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 928
Sales rank: 731,964
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: Introduction
1.Cancer: An Overview
2.The Ethics and Legal Considerations of Cancer Management
3.Principles of Pathology
4.Overview of Radiobiology
5.Detection and Diagnosis
6.Medical Imaging
7.Treatment Delivery Equipment
8.Treatment Procedures
9.Infection Control in Radiation Oncology Facilities
10.Patient Assessment
11.Pharmacology and Drug Administration
Unit II: Physics, Simulation and Treatment Planning
12.Applied Mathematics Review
13.Introduction to Radiation Therapy Physics
14.Aspects of Brachytherapy
15.Special Procedures
16.Particle Therapy
17.Radiation Safety and Protection
18.Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology
19.Quality Improvement in Radiation Oncology
20.Surface and Sectional Anatomy
21.Simulator Design
22.Computed Tomography Simulation
23.Photon Dosimetry Concepts and Calculations
24.Photon Dose Distributions
25.Electron Beams in Radiation Therapy
26.Electronic Charting and Image Management
Unit III: Practical Applications
27.Bone, Cartilage and Soft Tissue Sarcomas
28.Lymphoreticular System Tumors
29.Endocrine System Tumors
30.Respiratory System Tumors
31.Head and Neck Cancers
32.Central Nervous System Tumors
33.Digestive System Tumors
34.Gynecological Tumors
35.Male Reproductive and Genitourinary Tumors
36.Breast Cancer
37.Pediatric Solid Tumors
38.Skin Cancers and Melanoma
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