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Basic Radiation Oncology [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9783642116650Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9783642116667
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Basic Radiation OncologyDDC classification:
  • 616.9940642
LOC classification:
  • RC262
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Contents:
Basic Radiation Oncology; Copyright page; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction and History; 1: Radiation Physics; 2: Radiobiology; 3: Clinical Radiation Oncology; 4: Central Nervous System Tumors; 5: Head and Neck Cancers; 6: Lung Cancer; 7: Breast Cancer; 8: Genitourinary System Cancers; 9: Gynecological Cancers; 10: Gastrointestinal System Cancers; 11: Soft Tissue Sarcoma; 12: Skin Cancer; 13: Lymphomas and Total Body Irradiation; Index;
Summary: "Basic Radiation Oncology" is an all-in-one book, encompassing the essential aspects of radiation physics, radiobiology, and clinical radiation oncology. A complete section is devoted to each of these fields. In the first two sections, concepts that are crucial in radiation physics and radiobiology are reviewed in depth. The third section describes radiation treatment regimens appropriate for the main cancer sites and tumor types. The book has been designed to ensure that the reader will find it easy to use. Many 'pearl boxes' are used to summarize the most information, and there are
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Basic Radiation Oncology; Copyright page; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction and History; 1: Radiation Physics; 2: Radiobiology; 3: Clinical Radiation Oncology; 4: Central Nervous System Tumors; 5: Head and Neck Cancers; 6: Lung Cancer; 7: Breast Cancer; 8: Genitourinary System Cancers; 9: Gynecological Cancers; 10: Gastrointestinal System Cancers; 11: Soft Tissue Sarcoma; 12: Skin Cancer; 13: Lymphomas and Total Body Irradiation; Index;

"Basic Radiation Oncology" is an all-in-one book, encompassing the essential aspects of radiation physics, radiobiology, and clinical radiation oncology. A complete section is devoted to each of these fields. In the first two sections, concepts that are crucial in radiation physics and radiobiology are reviewed in depth. The third section describes radiation treatment regimens appropriate for the main cancer sites and tumor types. The book has been designed to ensure that the reader will find it easy to use. Many 'pearl boxes' are used to summarize the most information, and there are