Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Author: Edward C. Halperin,Carlos A. Perez,Luther W. Brady

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781763691

Category: Medical

Page: 2106

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The thoroughly updated fifth edition of this landmark work has been extensively revised to better represent the rapidly changing field of radiation oncology and to provide an understanding of the many aspects of radiation oncology. This edition places greater emphasis on use of radiation treatment in palliative and supportive care as well as therapy.
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Perez & Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Author: Edward C. Halperin,Luther W. Brady,Carlos A. Perez,David E. Wazer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469831376

Category: Medical

Page: 1936

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Inside the Sixth Edition of this now-classic reference, you will discover encyclopedic coverage of topics ranging from basic science to sophisticated computer-based radiation therapy treatment planning and supportive care. The book’s comprehensive scope and abundantly illustrated format provide you with better understanding of the natural history of cancer, the physical methods of radiation application, the effects of radiation on normal tissues, and the most judicious ways in which you can employ radiation therapy in patient care. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, now it comes with a completely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling! NEW to the Sixth Edition... • Site-specific chapters include relevant background information on each tumor—including epidemiology, pathology, diagnostic work-up, prognostic factors, treatment techniques, applications of surgery and chemotherapy, end results, and more. • Over 1,400 full-color illustrations highlight key concepts in tumor pathogenesis, diagnosis, and targeted radiation therapy. • Increased emphasis on new approaches and technologies improve your understanding of three-dimensional treatment planning, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, combined modality therapy, and particle therapy. • Greater emphasis on palliative and supportive care reflects the role of radiation treatment in non-curative roles. • New editors and contributors let you benefit from their decades of experience. • Digital version includes the complete text, index-based search, note sharing, regular content updates integrated into the text, and much more.
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Radiation Oncology

Management Decisions

Author: Carlos A. Perez,Luther W. Brady

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 160547911X

Category: Medical

Page: 867

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Ideal for on-the-spot consultation, this pocket manual, Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions, provides easily accessible information for residents and practitioners in radiation oncology. It presents the most essential information that is immediately required in the clinical setting. The first eight chapters of the book focus on key basic concepts; the remaining 46 chapters describe treatment regimens for all cancer sites and tumor types. Includes coverage of pain and palliation, and covers all latest therapeutic techniques. This edition includes expanded information on image-guided therapy, 3D techniques, and 4D protocols. The updated cancer staging guidelines have been used throughout the manual. In addition, there is a brand-new chapter devoted to QUANTEC dosage recommendations.
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Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy - E-Book

Author: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287816

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.
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Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide

Author: John Suh, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1617050989

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Organized by site, this book covers in detail all the sites and cancer types currently treated by radiation oncologists. Detailed questions, organized in a "flash-card" format are included on the natural history, epidemiology, diagnosis, staging, treatment options, and treatment-related side effects for each cancer type allow the reader to thoroughly assess his or her knowledge of the field. The discussion of the questions includes key literature citations reinforcing the reader's knowledge of critical studies and guidelines in the field. Written in joint collaboration by residents and staff radiation oncologists at the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, the book contains more than 900 questions addressing the full gamut of the science and practice of radiation oncology today. Radiation Oncology Self-Assessment Guide Features: Comprehensive coverage of radiation oncology Flash-card" format facilitates recall of key data, treatment assessment and patient management, and important original studies Organized by the major subject areas in radiation oncology, the question sets feature structured questions and nswers designed to test recall and sharpen skills Authors are from the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute
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Cancer Nursing

Principles and Practice

Author: Connie Henke Yarbro,Debra Wujcik,Barbara Holmes Gobel

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763763578

Category: Medical

Page: 1940

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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. A new and revised version of this best-selling reference! For over eighteen years, best-selling Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice has provided oncology nurses with the latest information on new trends in the rapidly changing science of oncology. Now, in its Seventh Edition, Cancer Nursing has been completely revised and updated to reflect key new developments. New topics covered include targeted therapy, hypersensitivity reactions, mucositis, and family and caregiver issues. With 27 new chapters featuring insights from key authors, the Seventh Edition is a must-have resource for every oncology nurse.
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Radiation Oncology

Management Decisions

Author: K. S. Clifford Chao,Carlos A. Perez,Luther W. Brady

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781732222

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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Designed for rapid, on-the-spot consultation, this handy manual presents the most essential information that is immediately required in the daily clinical practice of radiation oncology. The first 12 chapters succinctly review concepts that are crucial in treatment planning and patient management. The remaining 52 chapters describe treatment regimens for all cancer sites and tumor types.This revised, updated Second Edition reflects the past three years' many improvements in radiation treatment of malignancies. A new chapter covers intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). The book contains more than 300 practical illustrations, including full-color in the chapters on IMRT and 3-D physics and treatment planning.
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Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Author: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323017480

Category: Medical

Page: 975

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The three separate volumes of the first edition, each designed to stand alone, have been combined into a single volume. Several chapters have been consolidated and additional information added, specifically in the ares of treatment planning, electronic charting, CT stimulation, dose distribution, and education. Pedagogical features, designed to enhance comprehension and critical thinking, are incorporated into each chapter. Elements include chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary that includes significant terms from both editions. Of particular note are the Review Questions and Questions to Ponder at the end of each chapter.
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Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology - E-Book

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Author: Richard Hoppe,Theodore L. Phillips,Mack Roach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737757

Category: Medical

Page: 1664

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Stay on top of the latest scientific and therapeutic advances with the new edition of Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Theodore L. Phillips, in collaboration with two new authors, Drs. Richard Hoppe and Mack Roach, offers a multidisciplinary look at the presentation of uniform treatment philosophies for cancer patients emphasizing the "treat for cure" philosophy. You can also explore the implementation of new imaging techniques to locate and treat tumors, new molecularly targeted therapies, and new types of treatment delivery. Supplement your reading with online access to the complete contents of the book, a downloadable image library, and more at expertconsult.com. Gather step-by-step techniques for assessing and implementing radiotherapeutic options with this comprehensive, full-color, clinically oriented text. Review the basic principles behind the selection and application of radiation as a treatment modality, including radiobiology, radiation physics, immobilization and simulation, high dose rate, and more. Use new imaging techniques to anatomically locate tumors before and during treatment. Apply multidisciplinary treatments with advice from experts in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology. Explore new treatment options such as proton therapy, which can facilitate precise tumor-targeting and reduce damage to healthy tissue and organs. Stay on the edge of technology with new chapters on IGRT, DNA damage and repair, and molecularly targeted therapies.
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Cancer of the Skin E-Book

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Author: Darrell S. Rigel,Robert Friedman,June K. Robinson,Merrick I. Ross,Clay J Cockerell,Henry Lim,Eggert Stockfleth,John M Kirkwood

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736149

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices. Broaden your understanding of all aspects of skin cancer—from the underlying biology to clinical manifestations of the disease to diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment—with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, multimedia reference. See conditions as they appear in practice with guidance from detailed full-color images and step-by-step procedural videos. Stay current with the latest advancements and therapies! 11 new chapters cover clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other essential topics. Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world’s leading experts Access the complete text online—including image bank and video library—at www.expertconsult.com
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