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Title Head and neck cancer / guest editors, Dwight E. Heron, Roy B. Tishler
Published New York : Demos Medical, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xii, 338 pages)
Series Radiation medicine rounds, 2151-4208 ; v. 2, issue 2
Radiation medicine rounds ; v. 2, issue 2. 2151-4208
Contents Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for head and neck cancer : a decade of experience demonstrates improved patient outcomes / G. Brandon Gunn and Adam S. Garden -- Concurrent chemoradiotherapy in squamous cell cancers of the head and neck / Roy B. Tishler -- Targeted therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Sharon A. Spencer -- Induction chemotherapy in head and neck cancer : a standard of care / Sewanti Limaye and Robert I. Haddad -- Postoperative management following transoral robotic surgery for oropharyngeal carcinomas / Harry Quon and Benjamin Goldsmith -- Particle therapy for head and neck cancer / Annie Chan -- Optimizing treatment strategies in recurrent head and neck cancers / Gregory J. Kubicek and Dwight E. Heron -- Beyond the prospective trial : outcomes research in head and neck cancer / David J. Sher -- Palliative care and symptom management in the head and neck cancer patient / Tracy A. Balboni -- Toxicity assessment and reporting in radiotherapy of head and neck cancer / Kenneth Jensen and Cai Grau -- Biomarkers and molecular-targeted therapeutics in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Raymond L. Chai and Jennifer R. Grandis -- Image-guidance in the radiotherapeutic management of head and neck cancer : current strategies and ongoing challenges / Allen M. Chen and James A. Purdy
Summary This issue of Radiation Medicine Rounds examines the latest advances in the use of radiation medicine in treatment of head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancer treatment has undergone major change over the course of the past few years and Head and Neck Cancer addresses current best practices in the light of the most recent evidence. All of the chapters are written by international experts in the field, address the common clinical scenarios in head and neck cancer and are multidisciplinary in scope. Chapters examining health services in head and neck cancer as well as factors influencing clinical decisions round out the coverage. Radiation Medicine Rounds features : In-depth, up-to-date expert reviews and analysis of major new developments in all areas of Radiation Medicine Each issue edited by an authority in that subject area Each issue focused on a single major topic in Radiation Medicine, providing coverage of advances in radiation science, radiation medicine technology, radiation medicine practice, and assessment of recent quality and outcome studies Series Description : Radiation Medicine Rounds is a review series providing a thorough analysis of new scientific, technologic, and clinical advances in all areas of radiation medicine. There will be an emphasis throughout on multidisciplinary approaches to the specialty, as well as an emphasis on quality and outcomes analysis. The goal is to provide authoritative, thorough assessment of a wide range of "hot topics" and emerging new data for the entire specialty of radiation medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Head -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Neck -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- drug therapy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Head -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Neck -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Form Electronic book
Author Heron, Dwight
Tishler, Roy B
ISBN 9781617050718