Clinical Radiation Oncology: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Leonard L. Gunderson


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  • ISBN: 9781437716375
  • Author: Leonard L. Gunderson
  • Publ Date: 2011-10-31
  • Edition: 3
  • Pages: 1660
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13692

Table of Contents :

SECTION I. SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY Part A. RADIOBIOLOGY Chapter 1. Biological Basis of Radiation Oncology Chapter 2. Molecular and Cellular Biology Chapter 3. Dose Response Modifiers in Radiation Oncology Chapter 4. Interaction of Chemotherapy and Radiation Chapter 5. Biologics and Interactions with Radiation Part B. PHYSICS Chapter 6. Radiation Oncology Physics Part C. RELATED CANCER DISCIPLINES Chapter 7. Surgical Principles Chapter 8. Principles of Chemotherapy Chapter 9. Imaging in Oncology Chapter 10. Nuclear Medicine Chapter 11. Health Services Research in Radiation Oncology: Toward Achieving the Achievable for Patients with Cancer Chapter 12. Statistics and Clinical Trials SECTION II. TECHNIQUES AND MODALITIES Chapter 13. Brachytherapy Chapter 14. Conformal Therapy: Treatment Planning, Treatment Delivery, and Clinical Results Chapter 15. Intraoperative Irradiation Chapter 16. Stereotactic Irradiation: Linear Accelerator and Gamma Knife Chapter 17. Total Body Irradiation Chapter 18. Charged Particle Radiotherapy Chapter 19. Neutron Radiotherapy Chapter 20. Hyperthermia Chapter 21. Targeted Radionuclide Therapy Chapter 22. Palliation of Metastases: Bone, Spinal Cord, Brain, Liver SECTION III. DISEASE SITES Part A. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM TUMORS OVERVIEW Chapter 23. Low-Grade Gliomas Chapter 24. High-Grade Gliomas Chapter 25. Meningioma, Ependymoma and Other Adult Brain Tumors Chapter 26. Pituitary Tumors Chapter 27. Spinal Tumors Chapter 28. Orbital, Ocular, and Optic Nerve Tumors Part B. HEAD AND NECK TUMORS OVERVIEW Chapter 29. Oral Cavity Chapter 30. Oropharyngeal Cancer Chapter 31. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Chapter 32. Larynx and Hypopharnyx Cancer Chapter 33. Sinonasal Cancer Chapter 34. Salivary Gland Cancer Chapter 35. Thyroid Cancer Chapter 36. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Neck from an Unknown Head and Neck Primary Site Chapter 37. Management of the Neck Chapter 38. Cutaneous Carcinoma Chapter 39. Melanoma Part C. THORACIC NEOPLASMS OVERVIEW Chapter 40. Small Cell Lung Cancer Chapter 41. Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Chapter 42. Cancer of the Esophagus Chapter 43. Uncommon Thoracic Malignancies Part D. GASTROINTESTINAL TUMORS OVERVIEW Chapter 44. Stomach Cancer Chapter 45. Pancreatic Cancer Chapter 46. Hepatobiliary Tumors Chapter 47. Colon Cancer Chapter 48. Rectal Cancer Chapter 49. Anal Carcinoma Part E. GENITOURINARY TUMORS OVERVIEW Chapter 50. Prostate Cancer Chapter 51. Bladder Cancer Chapter 52. Testicular Cancer Chapter 53. Kidney and Ureteral Carcinoma Chapter 54. Penile Cancer Part F. GYNECOLOGIC TUMORS OVERVIEW Chapter 55. Cervical Cancer Chapter 56. Endometrial Cancer Chapter 57. Vulvar and Vaginal Carcinoma Chapter 58. Ovarian Cancer Part G. BREAST CANCER OVERVIEW Chapter 59. Noninvasive Breast Cancer Chapter 60. Breast Cancer: Stages I and II Chapter 61. Breast Cancer: Stages T3 and T4 Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer and Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy Part H. SARCOMA and BENIGN DISEASE Chapter 62. Soft Tissue Sarcoma Chapter 63. Radiotherapy of Non-malignant Diseases Part I. CHILDHOOD CANCERS OVERVIEW Chapter 64. Central Nervous System Tumors in Childhood Chapter 65. Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcomas Chapter 66. Pediatric Sarcomas of Bone Chapter 67. Wilm's Tumor Chapter 68. Retinoblastoma Chapter 69. Neuroblastoma Chapter 70. Leukemias and Lymphomas in Children Chapter 71. Hodgkins Chapter 72. Rare Tumors in Children Part J. LYMPHOMA AND HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES OVERVIEW Chapter 73. Hodgkin's Disease Chapter 74. Non-Hodgkin's Disease Chapter 75. Multiple Myeloma and other Plasma Cell Neoplasms Chapter 76. Mycosis Fungoides INDEX


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.


?"The previous editions of this comprehensive textbook of radiation oncology have been considered among the definitive resources for practicing and in-training radiation oncologists.This updated third edition should be a part of all radiation oncologists' reference libraries. It incorporates the pertinent scientific principles, technical aspects of treatment planning, and details of the diseases germane to the field of radiation oncology." - James G. Douglas, MD, MS, Indiana University School of Medicine 5 Star?- Doody's Rating, March 2013


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