Home > Books > Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy
Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy
View PDF

Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy

Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: DeLaney, Thomas F.; Kooy, Hanne M.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-76552-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

This volume is the first comprehensive and practical clinical reference on proton and charged particle radiotherapy.

The first half of the book explains the treatment delivery systems used, offers detailed guidance on treatment planning techniques, examines key clinical issues in proton radiotherapy, and reviews recent experience with heavier charged particle radiotherapy. The second half of the book offers "how-to" information on treatment of pediatric tumors, lymphomas, and tumors of the central nervous system, eye, skull base, cervical spine, bone and soft tissue, paranasal sinus, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, oral cavity, salivary glands, prostate, lung, gastrointestinal tract, female reproductive tract, and breast. More than 100 full-color illustrations complement the text.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: DeLaney, Thomas F.; Kooy, Hanne M.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-76552-7
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
    Radiology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 320
  • Illustrations: 193
  • Year: 2007
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts The most comprehensive database for applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
JOTM
Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology Helps practicing neurologists to improve patient care, stay abreast of advances in neurology, and develop lifelong, self-directed learning and critical thinking skills.
JOTM
Journal of Healthcare Management Offers timely articles that inform and guide executives, managers, educators, and researchers. It contains regular columns by experts and practitioners on trending topics.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019
A practical, highly organized resource for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, emergency medicine, nursing, and pediatrics. Provides rapid access to guidance on diagnosis, treatment, medications, follow-up, and associated factors for more than 540 diseases and conditions.

Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice
This new edition of one of the premier references for geriatric nurses in hospital, long-term, and community settings delivers current guidelines, real-life case studies, and evidence-based protocols developed by master educators and practitioners.