Clinical Radiation Oncology (4th Revised edition)

Clinical Radiation Oncology (4th Revised edition)

By: Joel E. Tepper (author), Leonard L. Gunderson (author)Hardback

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Perfect for radiation oncology physicians and residents needing a multidisciplinary, treatment-focused resource, this updated edition continues to provide the latest knowledge in this consistently growing field. Not only will you broaden your understanding of the basic biology of disease processes, you'll also access updated treatment algorithms, information on techniques, and state-of-the-art modalities. The consistent and concise format provides just the right amount of information, making Clinical Radiation Oncology a welcome resource for use by the entire radiation oncology team. Content is templated and divided into three sections -- Scientific Foundations of Radiation Oncology, Techniques and Modalities, and Disease Sites - for quick access to information. Disease Sites chapters summarize the most important issues on the opening page and include a full-color format, liberal use of tables and figures, a closing section with a discussion of controversies and problems, and a treatment algorithm that reflects the treatment approach of the authors. Chapters have been edited for scientific accuracy, organization, format, and adequacy of outcome data (such as disease control, survival, and treatment tolerance). Allows you to examine the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on single-modality and combined-modality approaches. Features an emphasis on providing workup and treatment algorithms for each major disease process, as well as the coverage of molecular biology and its relevance to individual diseases. Two new chapters provide an increased emphasis on stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body irradiation (SBRT). New Associate Editor, Dr. Andrea Ng, offers her unique perspectives to the Lymphoma and Hematologic Malignancies section. Key Points are summarized at the beginning of each disease-site chapter, mirroring the template headings and highlighting essential information and outcomes. Treatment algorithms and techniques, together with discussions of controversies and problems, reflect the treatment approaches employed by the authors. Disease Site Overviews allow each section editor to give a unique perspective on important issues, while online updates to Disease Site chapters ensure your knowledge is current. Disease Site chapters feature updated information on disease management and outcomes. Four videos accessible on Expert Consult include Intraoperative Irradiation, Prostate Brachytherapy, Penile Brachytherapy, and Ocular Melanoma. Thirty all-new anatomy drawings increase your visual understanding. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Contents

SECTION I SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY Part A. Radiobiology 1. The Biological Basis of Radiation Oncology 2. Molecular and Cellular Biology 3. Dose-Response Modifiers in Radiation Therapy 4. Interaction of Chemotherapy and Radiation 5. Biologics and Their Interactions with Radiation Part B. Physics 6. Radiation Oncology Physics 7. Radiation Physics - Stereotactic Part C. Related Cancer Disciplines 8. Surgical Principles 9. Principles of Chemotherapy 10. Imaging in Oncology 11. Nuclear Medicine 12. Health Services Research in Radiation Oncology 13. Statistics and Clinical Trials 14. Late Effects after Radiation SECTION II TECHNIQUES AND MODALITIES 15. Brachytherapy 16. Intensity-Modulated and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy 17. Intraoperative Irradiation 18. Total Body Irradiation 19. Charged Particle Radiotherapy 20. Neutron Radiotherapy 21. Hyperthermia 22. Targeted Radionuclide Therapy 23. Stereotactic Irradiation: CNS Tumors 24. Stereotactic Body Irradiation: Extracranial Tumors 25. Metastatic Disease: Bone, Spinal Cord, Brain, Liver, and Lung SECTION III DISEASE SITES Part A. Central Nervous System Tumors Overview 26. Low-Grade Gliomas 27. High-Grade Gliomas 28. Benign Brain Tumors: Meningiomas and Vestibular Schwannomas 29. Pituitary Tumors and Craniopharyngiomas 30. Spinal Cord Tumors 31. Orbital, Ocular, and Optic Nerve Tumors Part B. Head and Neck Tumors Overview 32. Oral Cavity 33. Oropharyngeal Cancer 34. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma 35. Larynx and Hypopharynx Cancer 36. Sinonasal Cancer 37. Salivary Gland Malignancies 38. Thyroid Cancer 39. Unknown Head and Neck Primary Site 40. Management of the Neck 41. Cutaneous Carcinoma 42. Malignant Melanoma Part C. Thoracic Neoplasms Overview 43. Small Cell Lung Cancer 44. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 45. Cancer of the Esophagus 46. Uncommon Thoracic Tumors Part D. Gastrointestinal Tumors Overview 47. Gastric/GE Junction Cancer 48. Pancreatic Cancer 49. Hepatobiliary Cancer 50. Colon Cancer 51. Rectal Cancer 52. Anal Carcinoma Part E. Genitourinary Tumors Overview 53. Prostate Cancer 54. Bladder Cancer 55. Testicular Cancer 56. Kidney and Ureteral Carcinoma 57. Penile Cancer Part F. Gynecologic Tumors Overview 58. Cervical Cancer 59. Endometrial Cancer 60. Cancers of the Vulva and Vagina 61. Ovarian Cancer Part G. Breast Cancer Overview 62. Noninvasive Breast Cancer 63. Breast Cancer: Stages I-II 64. Breast Cancer: Postmastectomy Radiation, Locally Advanced Disease, and Inflammatory Breast Cancer Part H. Sarcoma and Benign Disease 65. Soft Tissue Sarcoma 66. Benign Diseases Part I. Childhood Cancers Overview 67. Central Nervous System Tumors 68. Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcomas 69. Pediatric Sarcomas of Bone 70. Wilms' Tumor 71. Retinoblastoma 72. Neuroblastoma 73. Pediatric Leukemias and Lymphomas 74. Pediatric Hodgkin's Lymphoma 75. Rare Pediatric Tumors Part J. Lymphoma and Hematologic Malignancies Overview 76. Hodgkin's Lymphoma 77. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 78. Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms 79. Mycosis Fungoides

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323240987
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1648
  • ID: 9780323240987
  • ISBN10: 0323240984
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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