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Radiotherapy in modern clinical practice

Radiotherapy in modern clinical practice

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Published by C. L. Staples in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy.,
  • Neoplasms -- Radiotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by H. F. Hope-Stone.
    ContributionsHope-Stone, H. F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 R34
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 358 p. :
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5021714M
    ISBN 100258969784
    LC Control Number76675862

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Contents include the technical aspects of radiotherapy; radiobiological studies of clinical problems in radiotherapy; fast neutron therapy and the oxygen effect; malignant disease of the nervous system; neoplasms of the head and neck; tumors of the chest and mediastinum; the reticuloses and allied disorders; carcinoma of the breast; tumors of the colon, rectum and anus; gynecological neoplasms; tumors of the male urogenital tract; bone tumors.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : I D H Todd. External beam therapy is the most common form of radiotherapy, delivering ionizing radiation such as high-energy x-rays, gamma rays, or electron beams directly into the location of the patient's tumour.

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Many experts in clinical radiation Author: Dimitris Mihailidis. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice is a peer-reviewed journal covering all of the current modalities specific to clinical oncology and radiotherapy. The journal aims to publish research from a wide range of styles and encourage debate and the exchange of information and opinion from within the field of radiotherapy practice and clinical oncology.

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Radiotherapy is the use of radiation to damage and kill diseased cells. Its main use is found in cancer treatment where it can be used on its own, or as part of a wider treatment of the cancer which might also involve surgery or chemotherapy. This is the 4th edition of a book on the physics of radiation therapy that covers basic principles and new technologies in the field and how these apply to the clinical practice.

It is a Author: Dimitris Mihailidis. Radiotherapy in Practice - Brachytherapy - Google Books. Brachytherapy remains an important component of radical radiation therapy in the modern management of cancer.

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The book will facilitate decision making in the management of patients with common thoracic malignancies and assist in overcoming the challenges encountered in daily clinical practice. Keywords Esophageal cancer Intensity-modulated radiation therapy Lung Cancer Metastatic NSCLC NSCLC Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Target Volume Delineation Thymic.

Principles and Practice of Modern Radiotherapy Techniques in Breast Cancer provides practical and current theoretical knowledge to the planning and implementation of breast cancer radiation therapy.

All aspects of breast cancer are covered, including epidemiology, molecular and biological basis and integrating systemic therapies during all steps of treatment. Walter & Miller's Textbook of Radiotherapy has become the core text for therapeutic radiography students and an important introductory text for trainee radiologists and clinical physicists.

The book is divided into two parts: the first covers underlying principles of physics, and the second is a systematic review by tumour site concentrating on the role of radiotherapy in the treatment of malignant disease and setting its use in context with chemotherapy. Brachytherapy remains an important component of radical radiation therapy in the modern management of cancer.

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