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CLINICAL RADIATION ONCOLOGY

Gunderson, L. - Tepper, J.

ISBN-139780443068409
PublicadoDiciembre 2007
Edición
IdiomaInglés
Páginas1.850
Peso5.300 gramos
Dimensiones23 x 28 x 6 cms.
EditorialCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
DisponibilidadAGOTADO
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The completely revised 2nd Edition of CLINICAL RADIATION ONCOLOGY provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information available for treating patients with cancer. Featuring a multidisciplinary perspective, the text examines the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on both single-modality and combined-modality approaches – providing you with the well-rounded, cutting-edge guidance you need to offer the most effective treatments. A consistent chapter format throughout – paired with an all-new full-color design – makes reference fast and easy.

Features

Discusses indications for treatment, and presents data on disease control, survival, and treatment tolerance. • Features a templated chapter format to facilitate quick access to specific guidance. • Offers broad multimodality perspectives on the field with a diverse team of respected editors and contributors drawn from institutions from across the country. • Describes the scientific foundations of radiation oncology and general oncology as well as state-of-the-art techniques and modalities. • Examines the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on a single-modality and combined-modality approaches. • Presents a clinically focused approach to help you implement the most effective treatment for each patient.

What's New

Features a full-color design throughout, making key information easier to locate, and over 700 color figures which clearly depict treatment techniques. • Presents a new boxed feature – “Work-up & follow-up” – that highlights key tests and procedures.

Contents

SECTION I. SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY

  • Part A. RADIOBIOLOGY
    Chapter 1. Biological Basis of Radiation Oncology
    Chapter 2. Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Chapter 3. Dose Response Modifiers in Radiation Oncology
    Chapter 4. Interaction of Chemotherapy and Radiation
    Chapter 5. Biologics and Interactions with Radiation
  • Part B. PHYSICS
    Chapter 6. Radiation Oncology Physics
  • Part C. RELATED CANCER DISCIPLINES
    Chapter 7. Surgical Principles
    Chapter 8. Principles of Chemotherapy
    Chapter 9. Imaging in Oncology
    Chapter 10. Nuclear Medicine
    Chapter 11. Health Services Research in Radiation Oncology: Toward Achieving the Achievable for Patients with Cancer
    Chapter 12. Statistics and Clinical Trials

SECTION II. TECHNIQUES AND MODALITIES

Chapter 13. Brachytherapy
Chapter 14. Conformal Therapy: Treatment Planning, Treatment Delivery, and Clinical Results
Chapter 15. Intraoperative Irradiation
Chapter 16. Stereotactic Irradiation: Linear Accelerator and Gamma Knife
Chapter 17. Total Body Irradiation
Chapter 18. Charged Particle Radiotherapy
Chapter 19. Neutron Radiotherapy
Chapter 20. Hyperthermia
Chapter 21. Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
Chapter 22. Palliation of Metastases: Bone, Spinal Cord, Brain, Liver

SECTION III. DISEASE SITES

  • Part A. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMORS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 23. Low-Grade Gliomas
    Chapter 24. High-Grade Gliomas
    Chapter 25. Meningioma, Ependymoma and Other Adult Brain Tumors
    Chapter 26. Pituitary Tumors
    Chapter 27. Spinal Tumors
    Chapter 28. Orbital, Ocular, and Optic Nerve Tumors
  • Part B. HEAD AND NECK TUMORS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 29. Oral Cavity
    Chapter 30. Oropharyngeal Cancer
    Chapter 31. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
    Chapter 32. Larynx and Hypopharnyx Cancer
    Chapter 33. Sinonasal Cancer
    Chapter 34. Salivary Gland Cancer
    Chapter 35. Thyroid Cancer
    Chapter 36. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Neck from an Unknown Head and Neck Primary Site
    Chapter 37. Management of the Neck
    Chapter 38. Cutaneous Carcinoma
    Chapter 39. Melanoma
  • Part C. THORACIC NEOPLASMS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 40. Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Chapter 41. Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
    Chapter 42. Cancer of the Esophagus
    Chapter 43. Uncommon Thoracic Malignancies
  • Part D. GASTROINTESTINAL TUMORS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 44. Stomach Cancer
    Chapter 45. Pancreatic Cancer
    Chapter 46. Hepatobiliary Tumors
    Chapter 47. Colon Cancer
    Chapter 48. Rectal Cancer
    Chapter 49. Anal Carcinoma
  • Part E. GENITOURINARY TUMORS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 50. Prostate Cancer
    Chapter 51. Bladder Cancer
    Chapter 52. Testicular Cancer
    Chapter 53. Kidney and Ureteral Carcinoma
    Chapter 54. Penile Cancer
  • Part F. GYNECOLOGIC TUMORS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 55. Cervical Cancer
    Chapter 56. Endometrial Cancer
    Chapter 57. Vulvar and Vaginal Carcinoma
    Chapter 58. Ovarian Cancer
  • Part G. BREAST CANCER OVERVIEW
    Chapter 59. Noninvasive Breast Cancer
    Chapter 60. Breast Cancer: Stages I and II
    Chapter 61. Breast Cancer: Stages T3 and T4 Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy
  • Part H. SARCOMA and BENIGN DISEASE
    Chapter 62. Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    Chapter 63. Radiotherapy of Non-malignant Diseases
  • Part I. CHILDHOOD CANCERS OVERVIEW
    Chapter 64. Central Nervous System Tumors in Childhood
    Chapter 65. Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    Chapter 66. Pediatric Sarcomas of Bone
    Chapter 67. Wilm’s Tumor
    Chapter 68. Retinoblastoma
    Chapter 69. Neuroblastoma
    Chapter 70. Leukemias and Lymphomas in Children
    Chapter 71. Hodgkins
    Chapter 72. Rare Tumors in Children
  • Part J. LYMPHOMA AND HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES OVERVIEW
    Chapter 73. Hodgkin’s Disease
    Chapter 74. Non-Hodgkin’s Disease
    Chapter 75. Multiple Myeloma and other Plasma Cell Neoplasms
    Chapter 76. Mycosis Fungoides

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