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Title Functional preservation and quality of life in head and neck radiotherapy / P.M. Harari, N.P. Connor, C. Grau (eds.) ; with contributions by R.J. Amdur [and others] ; foreword by L.W. Brady [and others]
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 325 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Medical radiology
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Epidemiology and Treatment Outcome. Oral Cavity Cancer / Weining (Ken) Zhen ; Oropharynx: Epidemiology and Treatment Outcome / Edith Filion and Quynh-Thu Le ; Hypopharynx / Gregory M. Richards and Paul M. Harari ; Laryngeal Cancer: Epidemiology and Treatment Outcomes / William M. Mendenhall, Russell W. Hinerman, Robert J. Amdur, Mikahail Vaysberg, and John W. Werning ; Nasopharynx / Anne W.M. Lee, Rebecca M.W. Yeung, and Wai Tong NG ; Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity / Claus Andrup Kristensen ; Salivary Glands and Quality of Life / Chris Terhaard ; Head and Neck Sarcomas and Lymphomas / Brian O'Sullivan, Jonathan Irish, and Richard Tsang ; Thyroid Cancer / Li Ning, Herbert Chen, and Rebecca S. Sippel ; Cervical Lymph Node Metastases from Unknown Primary Tumors / Cai Grau -- Treatment Techniques with Potential Impact on QOL. Dysphagia-Related Quality of Life of Patients with Cancer in the Oropharynx: An Advantage for Brachytherapy? / Peter C. Levendag, Peter van Rooij, David N. Teguh, Inge Noever, Peter Voet, Henrie van der Est, and Paul I.M. Schmitz ; Improving the Quality of Life of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer by Highly Conformal Radiotherapy / Avraham Eisbruch ; Advantages of Proton Beam Therapy in Functional Preservation and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Radiotherapy / Annie W. Chan, Norbert Liebsch, and Alexei Trofimov ; Target Definition and Delineation CT/MRI/ PET-Guided Targets / Xavier Geets and Vincent Grégoire ; Advanced Techniques for Setup Precision and Tracking / Wolfgang A. Tomé ; Adaptive Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer / Ulrik Vindelev Elstroem, and Cai Grau ; Improving Form and Function Through Surgical Care in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma / Greg Hartig and Scott Chaiet ; The Contribution of Chemotherapy / Michalis V. Karamouzis, Michael K. Gibson, and Athanassios Argiris ; Contributions of Targeted Agents / Deric L. Wheeler, Tien Hoang, and Paul M. Harari -- Toxicity, Quality of Life, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Supportive Care. Late Radiation-Induced Side Effects / Johannes A. Langendijk and Hendricus P. Bijl ; Head and Neck Cancer Quality of Life Instruments / Marcy A. List ; Measuring and Reporting Toxicity / Kenneth Jensen and Cai Grau ; Effects of Radiotherapy on Swallowing Function: Evaluation, Treatment and Patient-Reported Outcomes / Molly Knigge, Rachael Kammer, and Nadine P. Connor ; Dental Prophylaxis and Care / Pamela Sandow ; Smoking Cessation / Douglas E. Jorenby ; Supportive Therapy Including Nutrition / Jørgen Johansen and Jørn Herrstedt ; Communication and Palliative Care in Head and Neck Cancer / Toby C. Campbell and James F. Cleary ; Organized Head and Neck Cancer Care / Peggy A. Wiederholt
Summary Focuses on functional treatment outcomes in head and neck cancer patients. This book provides information on site-specific epidemiology and treatment outcome, the impact of different treatment techniques and toxicities on quality of life, and the relationship of toxicity prevention and supportive care to quality of life after treatment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Head -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Neck -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Radiotherapy -- methods
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- rehabilitation
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Head -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Neck -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Form Electronic book
Author Harari, P. M. (Paul M.)
Connor, N. P. (Nadine P.)
Grau, C. (Cai)
Amdur, Robert J.
ISBN 9783540732327