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Title Radiation oncology : management decisions / [edited by] K.S. Clifford Chao [and others]
Edition 3rd ed
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xi, 867 pages) : illustrations
Contents RADIATION ONCOLOGY MANAGEMENT DECISIONS; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; CONTENTS; Fundamentals of Patient Management; Beam Dosimetry, Physics, and Clinical Applications; Three-Dimensional Physics and Treatment Planning; Advanced Treatment Technology (IMRT, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, Proton Beam Therapy); Altered Fractionation Schedules; Physics and Dosimetry of Brachytherapy; Unsealed Radionuclides: Physics and Clinical Applications; Late Effects of Cancer Treatment and the QUANTEC Review; Skin Cancer, Acquired Immunodefi ciency Syndrome Related Malignancies, and Kaposi's Sarcoma; Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Management of Adult Central Nervous System TumorsEye; Ear; Nasopharynx; Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses; Salivary Glands; Oral Cavity; Oropharynx and Hypopharynx; Larynx; Unusual Nonepithelial Tumors of the Head and Neck; Thyroid; Lung; Esophagus; Breast: Stage Tis, T1, and T2 Tumors; Breast: Locally Advanced (T3 and T4), Inflammatory, and Recurrent Tumors; Stomach; Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Tract; Colon and Rectum; Anal Canal; Upper Urinary Tract; Bladder; Prostate; Testis; Urethra and Penis; Uterine Cervix; Endometrium; Ovary and Fallopian Tube; Vagina; Vulva; Hodgkin's Disease
Non-Hodgkin's LymphomasMultiple Myeloma and Plasmacytomas; Bone and Ewing's Sarcoma; Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Brain Tumors in Children; Wilms' Tumor; Neuroblastoma; Rhabdomyosarcoma; Lymphomas in Children; Radiation Treatment of Benign Disease; Palliation: Brain, Spinal Cord, Bone, and Visceral Metastases; Pain Management; Appendix: Commonly Prescribed Drugs; INDEX
Summary Ideal for on-the-spot consultation, this pocket manualRadiation Oncology: Management Decisionsprovides 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Hospitals -- Case management services.
Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Case Management
Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Hospitals -- Case management services.
Cancer -- Radiotherapy.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Chao, K. S. Clifford.
Brady, Luther W., 1925-2018
Perez, Carlos A., 1934-
LC no. 2010048829