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Radiation Oncology Management Decisions

Carlos A. Perez, K.S. Clifford Chao
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 900

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Updated with details on the newest therapies and sporting a new full-color design, this latest edition of Radiation Oncology: Management Decisions continues to offer comprehensive guidance for residents as well as radiation oncologists already in professional practice. You'll discover the latest treatment plans for numerous cancer sites and tumor types, including the mouth and sinus, gastrointestinal areas, lungs, bones, and blood. Concise, easy-to-read material you can use in a clinical setting immediately with patients! Combines comprehensive overviews of basic concepts with the latest radiologic treatment regimens for a wide variety of tumor types and cancer sites. Now in full color! Bursting with hundreds of illustrations, figures, and images to illuminate visually important and state-of-the-art techniques. Heavily bulleted content format and to-the-point writing style makes content easy to digest and use with patients quickly. Chapters that address tumor- or site-specific treatments cover screening, assessment, staging, therapeutic developments, and other key information. Features an up-to-date list of commonly prescribed drugs-streamlined for easier reading-and coverage of the latest pain management and palliative treatments. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more.
94,00 79,90

Perez & Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Carlos A. Perez, David E. Wazer
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 2448

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. For more than 30 years, Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology has been the must-have standard reference for radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents who need a comprehensive text covering both the biological and physical science aspects of this complex field as well as disease site-specific information on the integrated, multidisciplinary management of patients with cancer. The book has established itself as the discipline's "text-of-record," belonging on the shelf of all of those working in the field. The Seventh Edition continues this tradition of excellence with extensive updates throughout, many new chapters, and more than 1,400 full-color illustrations that highlight key concepts in tumor pathogenesis, diagnosis, and targeted radiation therapy. Comprehensive coverage of the current state of knowledge of cancer biology; medical radiation physics; clinical radiation oncology; and radiation oncology economics, ethics, and public policy. Regular, twice-yearly content updates available with the digital version of the text. Ideal for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, medical radiation physicists, oncologists, physicists-in-training, radiation dosimetrists, and nurses and physician assistants working in radiation oncology departments. New chapters include: Proton and Carbon Ion Beam Dosimetry and Treatment Planning; Stereotactic Radiation Therapy; Re-Irradiation; Error Avoidance; Undergraduate, Graduate, and Continuing Medical Education in Radiation Oncology; and a completely rewritten chapter on the economics of radiation oncology. Designed to provide a better understanding of the natural history of cancer, the physical and technological methods of radiation application, the effects of irradiation on normal tissues, and the most judicious ways in which radiation therapy can be employed in the treatment of patients with cancer, either as a single modality or as part of a multi-modality treatment program. All references printed in the book are now streamlined for quick access to further information. Site-specific chapters include relevant background information on each tumor-including epidemiology, pathology, diagnostic work-up, prognostic factors, treatment techniques, applications of surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and biological therapy, end results, and more. Increased focus on new approaches and technologies with new and updated chapters. Greater emphasis on palliative and supportive care reflects the role of radiation treatment in non-curative roles. An international group of expert chapter authors keeps you well-informed. A completely revised first chapter is designed to provide an overview of the discipline of radiation oncology. This will be particularly useful for residents beginning training and medical students beginning a radiation oncology clinical clerkship. The chapter is supplemented with multiple sidebars to augment the reader's understanding of the field. Enrich Your Ebook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more
233,00 198,05

Gynecologic Radiation Oncology: A Practical Guide

Ann H. Klopp, Patricia J. Eifel

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 352

Offering practical approaches to common clinical problems, Gynecologic Radiation Oncology: A Practical Guide compiles the extensive clinical experience of Drs. Patricia J. Eifel and Ann H. Klopp from MD Anderson Cancer Center into one user-friendly volume. This reference addresses practical aspects of the field: how to evaluate the role of radiation therapy in various clinical settings, how to explain the rationale for treatment recommendations to referring physicians and patients, when and how to apply various external beam and brachytherapy techniques to address specific clinical problems, and how to monitor and manage patients during and after treatment. The book focuses on the following items, which can have immediate application to the treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers. Key Features:* Addresses the techniques, methods, and challenging decisions that characterize the day-to-day practice of gynecologic radiation oncology.* Features more than 700 figures and tables that highlight key information - from initial patient evaluation and treatment recommendation, through the process of radiation treatment planning and delivery, to post-treatment monitoring of patients for recurrence and treatment-related side effects.* Covers sites of origin, the principles of tumor biology, multidisciplinary management, clinical evaluation, radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery, and symptom management, as well as the features of individual disease sites.* Includes more than 50 case studies that demonstrate how concepts are applied in real-life clinical situations.* Provides references that are particularly helpful in clinical decision-making, emphasizing important clinical trials, meta-analyses of relevant data and high-quality review articles.* Explains not only the insights gained from the clinical literature but also the opportunities for misinterpretation, suggesting how trial results can be more accurately applied to everyday clinical practice.* Uses extensive cross-referencing throughout to help you navigate the text and find related topics quickly.Purchase of the print addition includes a bundled interactive eBook, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features such as:*Complete content with enhanced navigation*Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web*Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation*Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text* Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues*Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
152,00 129,20

Khan's Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

Faiz M. Khan, John P. Gibbons
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 648

This unique, full-color reference offers a total team approach to radiation oncology treatment planning, incorporating the newest imaging techniques and offering a comprehensive discussion of clinical, physical, biological and technical aspects. A clear focus on the application of physical and clinical concepts to solve treatment planning problems helps you provide effective, state-of-the-art care for cancer patients. With authoritative coverage of the latest in sophisticated radiation oncology treatment modalities, the 4th Edition of Khan's Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology is an essential resource for the radiation oncologist, medical physicist, dosimetrist, and radiation therapist. New to this edition:*Up-to-date material throughout reflects the most current practices in radiation oncology treatment.*New chapters discuss the pros and cons of recent developments in the field: Role of Protons vs. Photons in Modern Radiotherapy: Clinical Perspective, Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy, and Radiobiology of Hypofractionated Regimens for SRS and SBRT.*New contributors bring a fresh perspective and provide current insight in their areas of expertise.* New Key Points and Study Questions at the end of each chapter online help you assess your understanding of the material.*Discussions of the scientific background and the key aspects of clinical approach ensure that you gain a well-rounded understanding of how to plan treatment from both a technical and a clinical perspective.Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:*Complete content with enhanced navigation*Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web*Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation*Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text* Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues*Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use
180,00 153,00

Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy

K.S.Clifford Chao, Tim Marinetti
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 432

The third edition of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy was written to enhance the reader's understanding of the cutting-edge technology of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. It is designed to both update old readers and inform new readers about the complexities and details of clinical management. This completely updated edition provides a step-by-step, practical approach to the use of IMRT in the evaluation and treatment of cancer patients. Because of IMRT's ability to employ individually controlled beamlets, it is an extremely promising technique, especially when paired with CT, PET, and/or MRI. With these improved procedures, doctors and clinicians will be able to take high resolution images of tumors while minimizing dosages to surrounding tissue. In order to focus on the most up to date IMRT techniques, the introductory chapters have been condensed to provide a brief overview of IMRT physics, mechanics and quality assurance, and also CT and MR imaging. To help assist in clinical decision-making it provides the reader with more than 700 full-color illustrations, IMRT tables and clear, straightforward descriptions that address a range of tumor types and sites including head and neck, urinary, and gynecologic cancers. Features: anatomy and anatomical imaging supports your understanding of IMRT and its advantages; over 700 high-quality, full-color illustrations to assist in clinical decision-making and over 90 new patient treatment graphics, updated in full-color; new chapters on anatomy and normal tissue complications, CNS, pancreas, rectum, and anal cavity; a new chapter on molecular imaging, focusing on new PET tracers for image-guided therapy; updated with new clinical data; review of current IMRT literature summarized in tables; includes clinical indications, image interpretation, target delineation, and plan optimization to help refine techniques, pinpoint treatment areas, and improve outcomes; new Chapters on pancreatic, rectal, and anal canal cancers included, with a focus on IMRT's treatment of these diseases; and chapters on breast and gynecological cancer are completely rewritten to include pertinent information on technique and application.
185,00 157,25

Radiation Oncology: Imaging and Treatment

Christopher J. Anker, David K. Gaffney
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editore: Amirsys, Inc

pagine: 808

While many textbooks discuss diagnostic imaging and/or the management of cancer, Radiation Oncology: Imaging and Treatment is the first imaging book devoted to the advanced use of all imaging modalities in radiation oncology; including CT, PET/CT, MR, SPECT, 4D, ultrasound, and planar radiography. Also included are images of possible radiotherapy complications. Published by Amirsys, a global leader in medical knowledge, this one-of-a-kind title incorporate pearls related to planning external beam, SRS, SBRT, IGRT, LDR and HDR brachytherapy. Essential to the practicing and training radiation oncologist is a section dedicated to representative pathology, including the tumors most common for specific sites as well as a section devoted to radiotherapy didactic information, which includes appropriate dosages, fractionation schemes, local control rates, overall survival, and more. This handsome volume equips radiation oncologists with the most essential knowledge for their field. It features: detailed imaging information on the presentation of cancers, with an emphasis on cross-sectional imaging; treatment planning guidelines (with isodose information for representative cases); clinical overviews for treating oncologists; and, up-to-date 7th edition AJCC staging tables. It also features the classic benefits of all Amirsys[registered] titles, including time-saving bulleted text, Key Facts in each chapter, stunning annotated images, and an extensive index. Amirsys eBook Advantage[trademark] is an online version of the print book with hundreds of additional images, larger images, and fully searchable text.
195,00 165,75

Clinical Radiation Oncology

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Joel E. Tepper, Leonard L. Gunderson

editore: Saunders

pagine: 1660

Won First Prize at 2012 BMA awards in Oncology Category. The completely revised 2nd Edition of "Clinical Radiation Oncology" provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information available for treating patients with cancer. Featuring a multidisciplinary perspective, the text examines the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on both single-modality and combined-modality approaches - providing you with the well-rounded, cutting-edge guidance you need to offer the most effective treatments. A consistent chapter format throughout - paired with an all-new full-color design - makes reference fast and easy.
230,00 115,00

Supportive Oncology

Camilla Zimmermann, Mellar P. Davis
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 672

The first reference of its kind, "Supportive Oncology," by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients' quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and supportive oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counselling when appropriate. The complete contents are available.
124,00 105,40

Human Radiation Injury

Dennis C. Shrieve, Jay S. Loeffler

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 560

Human Radiation Injury is a concise but thorough presentation of known toxicities of radiation exposure in humans. This unique text is the only single reference available that studies the risks to humans from medical, environmental, and accidental or terrorist-related exposure to radiation. The chapters cover modern understanding of the molecular and cellular events involved in radiation injury, the known dose-effect relationships for human organ systems, and a full discussion of normal tissue toxicity related to therapeutic radiation. Recommended guidelines are outlined and the best available treatments following injury are also detailed.
170,00 144,50

Decision Making in Radiation Oncology

Jiade J. Lu, Luther W. Brady

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 548

"Decision Making in Radiation Oncology" is a reference book designed to enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions effectively and efficiently. The design is based on the belief that 'a picture is worth a thousand words'. Knowledge is conveyed through an illustrative approach using algorithms, schemas, graphics, and tables. Detailed guidelines are provided for multidisciplinary cancer management and radiation therapy techniques. In addition to the attention-riveting algorithms for diagnosis and treatment, strategies for the management of disease at individual stages are detailed for all the commonly diagnosed malignancies. Clinical trials that have yielded 'gold standard' treatment and their results are documented in the schemas. Moreover, radiation techniques, including treatment planning and delivery, are presented in an illustrative way. This groundbreaking publication is an essential tool for physicians in their daily clinical practice.
296,00 251,60

Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology

Mack Roach, Richard T. Hoppe
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editore: Saunders

pagine: 1664

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.
238,00 202,30

Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology

Eric K. Hansen, Mack Roach

editore: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

pagine: 804

Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the "Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology", a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important 'pearls' of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment recommendations are discussed based on stage, histology, and/or risk classification. Brief summaries of key trials and studies provide rationale for the recommendations. Practical guidelines for radiation techniques are described. Finally, complications and follow-up guidelines are outlined. Updates from the first edition include brand new color figures and color contouring mini-atlases for head and neck, gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecological tumors; redesigned tables for increased readability; new chapters on management of the neck and unknown primary, clinical radiobiology, and pediatric malignancies and benign conditions; and, new appendices including the American College of Radiology guidelines for administration of IV contrast.
60,00 51,00

The Physics of Radiation Therapy

Faiz M. Khan

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 592

Dr. Khan's classic textbook on radiation oncology physics is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition. It provides the entire radiation therapy team--radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists--with a thorough understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies, including 3D-CRT, stereotactic radiotherapy, HDR, IMRT, IGRT, and proton beam therapy. These technologies are discussed along with the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry. This Fourth Edition includes brand-new chapters on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and proton beam therapy. Other chapters have been revised to incorporate the most recent developments in the field. This edition also features more than 100 full-color illustrations throughout. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.
205,00 174,25

Radiotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Joachim Yahalom, Lena Specht

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 214

This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today's combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly. Radiotherapy planning using state-of-the-art imaging, target definition, planning software, and treatment equipment is expounded in detail. Acute and long-term side effects of radiotherapy are analyzed, and the implications for modern radiotherapy approaches in Hodgkin lymphoma are explained.
145,00 123,25

Radiation Oncology

An Evidence-based Approach

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 679

"Radiation Oncology: An Evidence-Based Approach (ROEBA)" is a reference book designed to enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions on the basis of the best available scientific evidence. Ease of use is ensured by a structured, reader-friendly format that offers rapid access to evidence-based recommendations. "ROEBA"'s orientation is entirely practical, in that the focus is solely on diagnostic/staging and treatment issues. Detailed diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines are provided for multidisciplinary cancer management as well as radiation therapy techniques. The evidence underlying each recommendation is clearly and concisely explained, and the strength of the recommendations and evidence is systemically graded. Furthermore, diagnostic and treatment algorithms are provided for the commonly diagnosed cancers. This ground-breaking text on radiation oncology is an essential tool for physicians in their daily clinical practice.
207,99 176,79

PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

Arnold C. Paulino

editore: Saunders

pagine: 272

Here is an exciting new guide to the use of PET-CT imaging in radiotherapy. You'll get practical, useful information for utilizing this novel imaging technique - from different methods for contouring biological target volumes in various anatomic regions to how different experts use this imaging in targeted treatment. This thorough text helps you make concise, accurate treatment choices based on current evidence and expert authority. The result is an essential tool for everyone on the radiotherapy treatment team in the era of image-guided radiotherapy.
120,00 102,00

Brachytherapy

Applications and Techniques

Phillip M. Devlin

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 448

Written by the foremost experts in the field, this volume is a comprehensive text and practical reference on contemporary brachytherapy. The book provides detailed, site-specific information on applications and techniques of brachytherapy in the head and neck, central nervous system, breast, thorax, gastrointestinal tract, and genitourinary tract, as well as on gynecologic brachytherapy, low dose rate and high dose rate sarcoma brachytherapy, vascular brachytherapy, and pediatric applications. The book thoroughly describes and compares the four major techniques used in brachytherapy - intracavity, interstitial, surface-dose or mold therapy, and transluminal. The chapters detail particular techniques that are appropriate in specific clinical situations.
170,00 144,50

Radionuclide Peptide Cancer Therapy

Giovanni Paganelli, Marco Chinol

editore: Informa Healthcare

pagine: 376

Offering lower toxicity and higher accuracy than conventional therapies, this source offers illustrative coverage of this new method to treat tumors associated with brain, breast, lung, and neuroendocrine cancers. Accompanied by a CD offering color images, radiolabeling procedures, and tips on radiopharmceutical administration, this source will offer comprehensive and expert guidance on this burgeoning therapeutic technique.
193,00 164,05

Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy

A Clinical Perspective

John C. Roeske

editore: B.C. Decker Inc

pagine: 648

This work effectively responds to the pressing need for a clinically-oriented textbook that focuses on all aspects of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). "Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy: A Clinical Perspective" is divided into three sections: Fundamentals, Clinical Implementation, and Clinical Sites. The book aims to provide a 'practical approach' oriented text for radiation oncologists and physicists interested in commencing or expanding an IMRT program. It discusses the fundamentals of IMRT including physics and biology and provides a site-by-site review (i.e. breast, prostate, etc) of IMRT treatment techniques and outcomes with practical clinical examples. The content reviews published IMRT outcome studies and suggests possible future directions for IMRT research.
141,00 119,85

New Technologies in Radiation Oncology

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 478

This book provides an overview of recent advances in radiation oncology, many of which have originated from physics and engineering sciences. The new technologies in this field have a complex physical, mathematical and technical background that technical assistants, dosimetrists, and physicians frequently find difficult to comprehend. However, this book is specifically designed to be readily understandable by professionals and students with a medical background as well as by newcomers to radiation oncology from the field of physics. All relevant areas of the subject are covered in detail, including 3D imaging and image processing, 3D treatment planning, modern treatment techniques, patient positioning, and aspects of verification and quality assurance.
220,00 187,00

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