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Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques
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Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-34589-9
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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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-34589-9
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
    Radiology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 480
  • Illustrations: 615
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76

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