Step by Step Radiation Therapy: Treatment and Planning Paperback
Step by Step Radiation Therapy: Treatment and Planning is a practical guide to radiation therapy.
The book covers basic principles, planning and delivery of radiation treatment in a step by step manner. Divided into 21 chapters, the book begins with the basics of radiation therapy planning.
Subsequent chapters cover radiation therapy for a range of tumours, including breast, gastrointestinal, thoracic, central nervous system, genitourinary, thyroid, bone and soft tissue tumours.
Other topics include the treatment of Hodgkin's disease, irradiation of blood products and spleen, palliative radiotherapy, re-irradiation, magna field radiotherapy, and radiotherapy of non-malignant diseases. The book concludes with information on emergency radiotherapy, management of side-effects, and teletherapy instruments.
Step by Step Radiation Therapy: Treatment and Planning provides information on the most recent advances in the field of radiation therapy, enhanced by full colour illustrations throughout the book, making this an essential resource for postgraduate trainees and oncologists. Key pointsPractical guide to basic principles, planning and delivery of radiation therapyCovers therapy for a wide range of tumoursInformation on recent advances in radiation therapyFull colour illustrations throughout
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 300 pages, 39 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
- Publication Date: 10/01/2016
- Category: Radiology
- ISBN: 9789352501243