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Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

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ISBN-10: 078176369X

ISBN-13: 9780781763691

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: David E. Wazer, Carolyn Freeman, Leonard R. Prosnitz, Luther W. Brady, Edward C. Halperin

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The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this landmark work has been completely overhauled to better represent the rapidly changing field of radiation oncology. This edition has an updated interior design including full-color throughout, and a new corresponding Website featuring the fully searchable text with all the images. This comprehensive textbook provides an understanding of every aspect of radiation oncology—the natural history of cancer, the physical methods of radiation application, the effects of irradiation on normal tissues, and site-specific applications of radiation therapy either as a single modality or as part of a multimodality treatment program. This edition places greater…    
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Book details

List price: $324.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/3/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2368
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 9.196
Language: English

Overview and Basic Science of Radiation Oncology
The Discipline of Radiation Oncology
Cancer Biology
Biologic Basis of Radiation Therapy
Medical Radiation Physics
Principles of Radiologic Physics, Dosimetry, and Treatment Planning
Techniques, Modalities, and Modifiers in Radiation Oncology
Altered Fractionation Schedules
Late Effects of Cancer Treatment on Normal Tissues
Methodology of Clinical Trials
Total-Body and Hemibody Irradiation
Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy
Physics and Biology of Brachytherapy
Clinical Applications of Brachytherapy: Low-Dose-Rate and Pulse-Dose-Rate
Clinical Aspects and Applications of High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy
Radioimmunoglobulins and Nonsealed Radionuclide Therapy
Photodynamic Therapy
Basic Concepts of Chemotherapy and Irradiation Interaction
Clinical Radiation Oncology
Skin Cancer
Aids-Related Malignancies
Malignant Neoplasms Associated with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Central Nervous System Tumors
Primary Intracranial Neoplasms
Spinal Canal
Head And Neck Tumors
Eye and Orbit
Salivary Glands
Oral Cavity Cancer
Thoracic Tumors
Mediastinum and Trachea
Esophageal Cancer
Tumors of the Heart and Great Vessels
Breast Tumors
Breast: Stage Tis
Early Stage Breast Cancer
Gastrointestinal Tumors
Cancer of the Pancreas
Liver and Hepatobiliary Tract
Urinary Tract Tumors
Kidney, Renal Pelvis, and Ureter
Male Genitourinary Tumors
Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Intermediate-and High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Gynecologic Tumors
Uterine Cervix
Adrenal And Retroperitoneal Tumors
Adrenal Gland
Lymphoma And Hematologic Tumors
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
Sarcomas Of Bone And Soft Tissue
Soft Tissue Sarcomas (Excluding Retroperitoneum)
Pediatric Tumors 1822
Central Nervous System Tumors in Children
Wilms' Tumor
Unusual Tumors in Childhood
Benign Diseases
Radiotherapy of Non-Malignant Diseases
Endovascular Brachytherapy
Palliation of Bone Metastases
Supportive Care and Quality of Life
Economics, Ethics, and Technology Assessment
Technology Assessment, Cost Benefit, Outcome Analysis Research and Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology
Ethics, Professional Values, and Legal Considerations in Radiation Oncology
The Economics of Radiation Oncology