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Radiotherapy Planning (Oxford Specialist Handbook in Oncology)

Radiotherapy Planning (Oxford Specialist Handbook in Oncology)
Radiotherapy Planning (Oxford Specialist Handbook in Oncology)
  • Author: Thankamma Ajithkumar
  • ISBN: 9780198722694
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Pages: 624
  • Dimensions: 18Χ10
  • Year Published: 2023
76.00€
Ex Tax: 71.70€

Radiotherapy Planning is the new title in the Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Oncology series. It provides a comprehensive guide to modern radiotherapy practice, firmly based on unchanging principles. The author discusses advanced radiotherapy techniques as well as simpler field-based arrangements, so that this handbook can be used globally for clinical practice, including countries with limited resources.

The site-specific chapters are structured in two parts. Firstly, current treatment approaches are discussed, with particular attention to the relevant underlying principles to ensure it remains appropriate and useful despite changes in other cancer treatments. The second part of each chapter discusses the most important clinical trials which have informed the current approaches to treatment at the time of publication.
In addition, there is a section on imaging features of different tumours, which is useful for clinicians to choose appropriate images for target volume delineation.

This handbook will give an accessible introduction to new trainees in the specialty, and it will continue to encourage in all clinical oncologists logical thinking, the ability to ask challenging questions, appropriate analysis of outcomes, and delivery of treatment assessed according to its clinical benefit to patients and its academic rigour.

Περιεχόμενα:

1:Principles of radiotherapy
2:Practical radiotherapy
3:Radiotherapy side-effects and their management
4:Skin cancers
5:Central nervous system tumours
6:Head and neck cancer
7:Breast cancer
8:Thoracic cancer
9:Gastrointestinal cancer
10:Urological cancer
11:Gynaecological cancer
12:Sarcomas
13:Haematological malignancies
14:Paediatric tumours
15:Emergency and palliative care
16:Oligometastatic and oligo-progressive disease

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