Clinical Radiation Oncology: Indications, Techniques, and Results (3rd Edition)

Clinical Radiation Oncology: Indications, Techniques, and Results (3rd Edition)

By: William Small (editor), Nancy J. Tarbell (contributor), Min Yao (contributor)Hardback

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This fully updated and enhanced third edition offers a highly practical, application-based review of the biological basis of radiation oncology and the clinical efficacy of radiation therapy. * Revised edition of the classic reference in radiation oncology from Dr. C.C. Wang, whose practical approach to clinical application was legendary * Includes the latest developments in the field: intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image guided radiation therapy, and particle beam therapy * Includes two brand new chapters Palliative Radiotherapy, and Statistics in Radiation Oncology * Features a vibrant and extremely comprehensive head and neck section * Provides immediately applicable treatment algorithms for each tumor

About Author

William Small Jr, MD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Associate Editors Nancy J. Tarbell, MD, Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and the C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA Min Yao, MD, PhD, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA Section Editors Minesh Mehta, MD, Jason A. Efstathiou, MD, and Chis Willet, MD Dr Chiu-Chen Wang, Founding Editor of Clinical Radiation Oncology Edited for two successful editions (1988 and 2000) by the eminent physician Dr Chiu-Chen Wang, this book was designed to offer highly practical, application-based comprehensive overview of the biological basis of radiation oncology and the clinical efficacy of radiation therapy. Dr Wang, widely known as "C.C." and well known for his "???skilled and no-nonsense methods of dealing with the various types of major organ cancers," passed away in 2005. He was a highly acclaimed leader in the field of radiation oncology based at Harvard Medical School, which established the "C.C. Wang Professorship in Radiation Oncology."


Dedication ix Preface xi Contributors xiii Section 1 Scientific Foundations 1 Section Editor:William Small Jr. 1 Basic Concepts of Clinical Radiation Oncology 3 Hannah Yoon, Karan Shah,William Small Jr,Minesh P.Mehta and John P. Hayes 2 Radiation Biology for Radiation Oncologists 15 Timothy A. Chan, Boris Hristov and Simon N. Powell 3 Treatment Planning 62 George T.Y. Chen and Jong H. Kung 4 Image-Guided Radiation Therapy 83 Monique Youl, Kristy K. Brock and Laura A. Dawson 5 A Guide to Understanding Statistics in Radiation Oncology 99 Kathryn Winter 6 Use of Protons for Radiation Therapy 115 Mark Pankuch, Nasiruddin Mohammed, Draik Hecksel, Steve Laub, Sean Boyer and William F. Hartsell 7 Principles of Palliative Radiation Therapy 141 Randy L. Wei, Bo A. Wan, Edward Chowand Stephen Lutz 8 Patient Safety and Quality: Management for the Radiation Oncologist 158 Fiori Alite and Abhishek A. Solanki Section 2 Cancers of the Head and Neck 175 Section Editor: Min Yao 9 Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity 177 Keith Unger, Felix Ho, James Melotek and Nancy Lee 10 Oropharyngeal Cancer 202 Charles Woods, Mitchell Machtay and Min Yao 11 Larynx and Hypopharynx 227 Changhu Chen 12 Carcinoma of the Nasopharynx 248 Keith Unger, Felix Ho, James Melotek and Nancy Lee 13 Carcinoma of the Paranasal Sinuses and Nasal Cavity 269 Farzan Siddiqui, Nicholas Galanopoulos and Min Yao 14 Salivary Gland Carcinomas 288 Allen M. Chen 15 Cervical Nodes with Unknown Primary Carcinomas 300 Min Yao, Pierre Lavertu and Mitchell Machtay 16 Temporal Bone Tumors 313 Allen M. Chen 17 Thyroid Cancer 318 Roi Dagan and Robert J. Amdur 18 Head and Neck Radiation Therapy Sequelae and Late Complications and the Role of IMRT 335 Xiaoshen Wang and Avraham Eisbruch Section 3 Cancer of the Intrathorax 349 Section Editor: Minesh P. Mehta 19 Lung Cancer 351 Deepak Khuntia, Pranshu Mohindra and Minesh P. Mehta 20 Carcinoma of the Esophagus 385 Grace J. Kim and Mohan Suntharalingam Section 4 Gastrointestinal Malignancies 397 Section Editor: Christopher G.Willett 21 Gastric Cancer 399 Joanna Y. Chin and Theodore S. Hong 22 Pancreatic Cancer 409 Manisha Palta, Christopher G.Willett and Brian G. Czito 23 Colon Cancer 429 Jennifer Y. Wo 24 Rectal Cancer 438 Jennifer Y. Wo 25 Anal Cancer 466 Brian G. Czito, Manisha Palta and Christopher G. Willett Section 5 Genitourinary Malignancies 481 Section Editor: Jason A. Efstathiou 26 Bladder Cancer 483 Phillip J. Gray,William U. Shipley and Jason A. Efstathiou 27 Prostate Cancer 497 Abhishek A. Solanki, Rebecca I. Hartman, Phillip J. Gray, Brent S. Rose, Jonathan J. Paly, Kent W. Mouw and Jason A. Efstathiou 28 Carcinoma of the Upper Urinary Tract 531 Anthony L. Zietman, Jonathan J. Paly and Jason A. Efstathiou 29 Testicular Cancer 539 Jonathan J. Paly and Jason A. Efstathiou 30 Penile Cancer 549 Kent W. Mouw, Anthony L. Zietman and Jason A. Efstathiou Section 6 Gynecological Malignancies 557 Section Editor:William Small Jr. 31 Endometrium 559 Ann Klopp and Patricia Eifel 32 Vulva 576 Kanokpis Townamchai, Caitlin Newhouse and Akila N. Viswanathan 33 Ovary 597 Charles A. Kunos 34 Vagina 618 Charles A. Kunos 35 Cervix 631 Charles A. Kunos Section 7 Miscellaneous Sites 673 Section Editor:William Small, Jr 36 Cancer of the Skin 675 Justin Lee, Elizabeth Barnes, May Tsao and Phillip Devlin 37 Cancer of the Breast 694 Jonathan B. Strauss, Monica Morrow and William Small Jr 38 Soft-Tissue Sarcomas 739 Jonathan B. Ashman and Kaled M. Alektiar 39 Tumors of the Central Nervous System 757 Phillip J. Gray, Jay S. Loeffler and Helen A. Shih 40 The Lymphomas 775 Caitlin Costello, Loren K. Mell and Parag Sanghvi 41 Pediatric Tumors 805 Shannon M. MacDonald, Torunn I. Yock, Nancy J. Tarbell and Tamara Z. Vern-Gross Index 845

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  • ISBN13: 9780470905524
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 880
  • ID: 9780470905524
  • weight: 2456
  • ISBN10: 0470905522
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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