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HANDBOOK OF EVIDENCE-BASED RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Hansen, E.

ISBN-139780387306476
PublicadoNoviembre 2007
Edición
IdiomaInglés
Páginas536
Peso1.100 gramos
Dimensiones13 x 21 x 2 cms.
EditorialSPRINGER
DisponibilidadAGOTADO
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About this book

This portable reference bases practical treatment recommendations and guidelines on evidence-based medicine. The concise clinical chapters are organized by body site for easy access to critical information, highlighting "pearls" of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and risk classification systems. Discussion of treatment recommendations is based on stage, histology, and risk classification, with summaries of key trials and studies providing rationale. Each chapter outlines possible complications and follow-up guidelines. Appendices cover performance status scales, radionucleotides used in brachytherapy, radiation safety, tumor markers, immunophenotyping and cytogenetics, and commonly prescribed drugs.

Written for:

Radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, medical students, and radiation therapists

Keywords:

  • Evidence-based
  • Handbook
  • Oncology
  • Radiation

Table of contents

Skin Cancer.- Central Nervous System.- Cancer & Benign Diseases of the Eye & Orbit.- Cancer of the Ear.- Nasopharyngeal Cancer.- Nasal Cavity & Paranasal Sinus Cancer.- Oropharyngeal Cancer.- Cancer of the Lip & Oral Cavity.- Cancer of the Larynx & Hypopharynx.- Salivary Gland Tumors.- Thyroid Cancer.- Unusual Tumors of the Head & Neck.- Small Cell Lung Cancer.- Non-Small Lung Cancer.- Mesothelioma & Thymoma.- Breast Cancer.- Esophageal Cancer.- Gastric Cancer.- Pancreatic Cancer.- Hepatobiliary Cancer.- Colorectal Cancer.- Anal Cancer.- Renal Cell Carcinoma.- Bladder Cancer.- Prostate Cancer.- Cancer of the Penis.- Testicular Cancer.- Cervical Cancer.- Endometrial Cancer.- Ovarian Cancer.- Vaginal Cancer.- Vulvar Cancer.- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.- Cutaneous Lymphomas.- Multiple Myeloma & Plasmacytoma.- Bone Tumors.- Soft Tissue Sarcomas.- Pediatric (non-CNS) Tumors: Wilms’ Tumor, Neuroblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing’s Sarcoma, Pediatric Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Retinoblastoma.- Palliation.- Appendices: Performance Status Scales, Radionucleotides Used in Brachytherapy, Radiation Safety, Tumor Markers, Immunophenotyping & Cytogenetics, Commonly Prescribed Drugs.

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