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Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques

Publication Year:
2017
Edition:
5th Ed.
Author:
Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-49-634589-9
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
76
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Thoroughly updated to include all of the latest technology and treatment regimens, Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques, 5th Edition remains the reference of choice for radiation oncologists.
Timely updates include an increased use of full-color images and significantly more digital content, bringing you fully up to date with state-of-the-art radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. The first section covers general principles, practical aspects of external beam therapy, patient care guidelines, and more, including a new chapter on general principles of target and normal tissue contouring; the second section discusses site-specific indications and techniques. Numerous illustrated case examples make this resource an excellent day-to-day reference for both residents and practitioners.

Key Features:

- Presents radiation oncology protocols currently used at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, including new, up-to-date material on IMRT (including VMAT) and proton therapy.
- Contains new digital content, including additional case details, normal anatomy, mini-atlases of normal tissue and cranial nerves, older content useful to international practitioners, and additional clinical photos of treatment set-up.
- Features new full-color images throughout, as well as updated suggested readings.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
ISBN:
978-1-49-634589-9
Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Language:
English
Edition:
5th Ed.
Pages:
480
Publication Year:
2017
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
76

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