Mosby Radiation Oncology: Rationale, Technique, Results

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9780323012584: Mosby Radiation Oncology: Rationale, Technique, Results

The New Edition of this highly respected resource equips readers with the very latest clinical guidelines in radiation oncology. 52 leading experts―many of them new to this edition―present their preferred management approaches for all body regions, emphasizing how to deliver precise, targeted radiation doses while sparing healthy tissue.

  • Provides clinical evidence for therapeutic recommendations, wherever available.
  • Reviews the physical and biological basis for radiation therapy and radiation physics, as well as the principles involved in combining radiation therapy with both surgery and chemotherapy
  • Uses an organ-system organization to present the most effective methods for each part of the body.
  • Addresses special considerations such as radiation therapy for transplant recipients, palliative care, and the clinical applications of new modalities.
  • Covers all of the latest techniques and radiotherapeutic modalities - including brachytherapy, 3-D conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.
  • Integrates the most recent advances in treatment for head and neck cancers, leukemia, cancers of the prostate and central nervous systems, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, and more.

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Vital information on treatment decisions, prognosis, and complications from recognized experts

About the Author:

James D. Cox, MD, FACR, Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX; and Kie Kian Ang, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Deputy Division Head, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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Cox MD FACR, James D., Ang MD PhD, Kie
Published by Mosby (2002)
ISBN 10: 0323012582 ISBN 13: 9780323012584
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