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PEDIATRIC RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Halperin E.

ISBN-139780781742528
PublicadoOctubre 2005
Edición
IdiomaInglés
Páginas676
Peso3.000 gramos
Dimensiones18 x 26 x 3 cms.
EditorialLIPPINCOTT
DisponibilidadAGOTADO
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Summary:

The definitive text and reference on paediatric radiation oncology is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition. This edition features a brand new section on intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), detailed information on three-dimensional treatment planning, and diagrams showing three-dimensional treatment plans for brain tumours, retinoblastoma, sarcomas, and neuroblastoma. The authors review the most recent clinical trials on management of leukemia, supratentorial and infratentorial brain tumors, retinoblastoma, neuroblastoma, Hodgkin’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, osteosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and Wilms’ tumour. This edition also includes new information on the late effects of cancer treatment and the risk of treatment-induced secondary malignant neoplasms.

FEATURES:

First and foremost textbook available of pediatric radiation oncology
Separate chapters on specific tumor types allow for easy reference
Chapters provide for complete information on diagnostic techniques, staging and treatment recommendations

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

Includes new information on the late-effects of cancer treatment and the risk of treatment-induced secondary malignant neoplasms
New section on the use of IMRT for pediatric cancer

Contents

  • 1. The Cancer Problem in Children
    Halperin
  • 2. Leukemia
    Kun
  • 3. Supratentorial Brain Tumors Except Ependymomas: Brain Tumors in Babies and Very Young Children
    Kun
  • 4. Tumors of the Posterior Fossa and the Spinal Canal
    Kun
  • 5. Retinoblastoma
    Halperin and Kirkpatrick
  • 6. Neuroblastoma
    Constine, Haas-Kogan, Matthay
  • 7. Hodgkin's Disease
    Melissa M. Hudson and Louis Constine
  • 8. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    Nancy J. Tarbell and Howard J. Weinstein
  • 9. Ewing's Sarcoma
    Karen Marcus and Nancy J. Tarbell
  • 10. Osteosarcoma
    Halperin
  • 11. Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Alison M. Friedman and Nancy J. Tarbell
  • 12. Soft-Tissue Sarcomas Other Than Rhabdomyosarcoma; Desmoid Tumor
    Halperin
  • 13. Wilms' Tumor
    Halperin
  • 14. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree
    Halperin
  • 15. Germ and Stromal Cell Tumors of the Gonads and Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors
    Halperin
  • 16. Endocrine, Aerodigestive Tract, and Breast Tumors
    Edward C. Halperin
  • 17. Langerhans' Cell Histiocystosis
    Edward C. Halperin
  • 18. Skin Cancer, Hemangioma, and Lymphangioma
    Halperin
  • 19. Late Effects of Cancer Treatment
    Debra L. Friedman and Louis S. Constine
  • 20. Secondary Tumors
    Constine
  • 21. Anesthesia for External-Beam Radiotherapy
    Scott R. Schulman and Edward C. Halperin
  • 22. Stabilization and Immobilization Devices
    Edward C. Halperin and Kim Light
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