Radiotherapy For Head & Neck Cancers Indications & Technique

Wydawnictwo: angielskie
Data wydania: 2005
Kategoria: Medycyna i zdrowie
ISBN: 978-0-7817-6093-5
Liczba stron: 0
Dodał/a książkę: Autor X

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Long established as a staple reference for all radiation oncologists, Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques is now in its Third Edition. This completely updated edition presents the state-of-the-art protocols currently used at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and thoroughly explains the principles, nomenclature, and clinical use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). New full-colour illustrations have been added throughout the book. The first section discusses the practical aspects of external beam therapy, brachytherapy, and endocavitary beam therapy and offers guidelines on patient care before and during radiotherapy. The second section provides detailed coverage of site-specific indications and techniques. FEATURES: * Coauthored by experts from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's Department of Radiation Oncology * Detailed and comprehensive coverage of site-specific indications and techniques -- oral cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands, thyroid, skin, and neck node metastasis from unknown primary tumour * Discussions of practical aspects of external beam therapy, brachytherapy, and endocavitary beam therapy * Guidelines on patient care before and during radiotherapy NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Thorough coverage of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) -- principles, nomenclature, clinical use, and target delineation * State-of-the-art protocols for treatment of all tumours * New full-colour illustrations throughout the book

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