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- ISBN: 9780763731434 | 0763731439
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/18/2008
Whether you are a practicing radiation oncologist, resident in radiation oncology, fellow in any oncology discipline, or a student of medicine, nursing, physics, dosimetry, or therapy, this handbook is a valuable resource covering the issues most pertinent to patients undergoing radiation therapy. Handbook of Radiation Oncology covers general oncologic principles, workup, staging, and multidisciplinary aspects of treatment, basic principles of physics and radiobiology, and specific technologies including brachytherapy, radiosurgery, and unsealed sources. Specific Topics Covered Include: Physics of Radiation Oncology Classic and Molecular Biolgical Basis of Radiation Oncology Clinical Principals of Radiation Oncology and Multidisciplinary Care Radiation Oncology Treatment of All Major Cancers including Head and Neck, Central Nervous System, Lung, Pediatrics, Breast, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Gynecological, Lymphomas, and others. Stereotactic Radiosurgery Brachytherapy Palliative Care and Oncologic Emergencies PDA/Mobile Version Coming Soon!