Title Handbook of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology, 3/e
Subtitle
Author Gregory M. M. Videtic, Andrew D. Vassil, Neil M. Woody
ISBN 9780826168412
List price USD 90.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 288
Book size 127 x 203 mm
Publishing year 2021
Original publisher Demos Medical Publishing
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Status New Arrival
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Description:

Revised and updated, Handbook of Treatment Planning for Radiation Therapy, Third Edition continues its tradition of providing evidence-based approaches to the specific technical aspects of delivering radiation treatment. Easy to read and relevant to general practice, this popular pocket-sized manual leads radiation oncology trainees and clinicians through the basics of radiotherapy planning and delivery for all major malignancies in a step-by-step manner. Organized by body site or system, each chapter provides technical details and clinical updates to planning as a result of practice-changing paradigms as well as new and updated equipment and techniques. Specialized topics such as palliative radiotherapy and pediatric radiotherapy round out the final chapters.

With over 40 new images in addition to detailed accounts of advances in the field, this highly anticipated third edition provides important updates while retaining the valued, practical features of the previous editions. Written by members of staff in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic, this edition continues to be a valuable resource for training as well as a reliable quick reference for professionals in the field such as radiation therapists and technologists, radiation nurses, dosimetrists, physicists, and practicing physicians.

 

Key Features:

  • Presents concise summaries including target definitions and dose constraints for planning all major disease sites
  • Provides updated coverage of planning associated with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for prostate, pancreas, and liver cancers
  • Includes over 40 all new color images and with close to 200 color images all together
  • Outlines new practice standards for hypofractionated radiation therapy in breast and prostate cancers
  • Explains specific technical aspects important for the appropriate clinical delivery of radiation treatment


Contents:

Preface

Preface to the First Edition

Contributors

Abbreviations

Chapter 1. General Physics Principles (Andrew D. Vassil, Lama M. Mossolly, Neil M. Woody, and Gregory M. M Videtic)

Chapter 2. Tools for Simulation and Treatment (Neil M. Woody and Gregory M. M. Videtic)

Chapter 3. Central Nervous System Radiotherapy (Samuel T. Chao, Jennifer S. Yu, and John H. Suh)

Chapter 4. Head and Neck Radiotherapy (Neil M. Woody, Shlomo A. Koyfman, and Nikhil P. Joshi)

Chapter 5. Breast Radiotherapy (Chirag Shah, Sheen Cherian, Cory Hymes, and Rahul D. Tendulkar)

Chapter 6. Thoracic Radiotherapy (Gregory M. M. Videtic)

Chapter 7. Gastrointestinal (Nonesophageal) Radiotherapy (Ehsan H. Balagamwala, Kevin L. Stephans, and  Neil M. Woody)

Chapter 8. Genitourinary Radiotherapy (Rahul D. Tendulkar, Omar Y. Mian, Jay P. Ciezki, and Kevin L. Stephans)

Chapter 9. Gynecologic Radiotherapy (Sudha Amarnath and Sheen Cherian)

Chapter 10. Lymphoma and Myeloma Radiotherapy (Sheen Cherian, Chirag Shah, and Erin S. Murphy)

Chapter 11. Soft Tissue Sarcoma Radiotherapy (Chirag Shah, Jacob Scott, Erin S. Murphy, and Lisa Zickefoose)

Chapter 12. Pediatric Radiotherapy (Erin S. Murphy)

Chapter 13. Palliative Radiotherapy (Andrew D. Vassil and Gregory M. M. Videtic)

Index


Target Audience:

Useful for all radiation oncology trainees and clinicians. This book is a valuable resource for training as well as a reliable quick reference for professionals in the field such as radiation therapists and technologists, radiation nurses, dosimetrists, physicists, and practicing physicians.

 
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