Radiation Oncology

Decision Making in Radiation Oncology

Volume 1

Editors: Lu, Jiade J., Brady, Luther W (Eds.)

  • An up-to-date reference book that will enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions effectively and efficiently
  • Conveys knowledge using an illustrative approach involving algorithms, schemas, graphics, and tables
  • Documents management strategies at individual stages for all commonly diagnosed malignancies
  • Provides detailed guidelines for radiation therapy
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About this book

Decision Making in Radiation Oncology is a reference book designed to enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions effectively and efficiently. The orientation of this groundbreaking publication is entirely practical, in that the focus is on issues relating to cancer management. The design has been carefully chosen based on the belief that “a picture is worth a thousand words”: Knowledge is conveyed through an illustrative approach using algorithms, schemas, graphics, and tables. Text is kept to a minimum, reducing the effort involved in reading while enhancing understanding. Detailed guidelines are provided for multidisciplinary cancer management as well as for radiation therapy techniques. In addition to the attention-riveting algorithms for diagnosis and treatment, strategies for the management of disease at individual stages are detailed for all the commonly diagnosed malignancies. Detailed attention is given to the core evidence that has shaped the current treatment standards and advanced radiation therapy techniques. Clinical trials that have yielded “gold standard” treatment and their results are documented in the schemas. Moreover, radiation techniques, including treatment planning and delivery, are also presented in an illustrative way.

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From the book reviews:

“This is a comprehensive, full color atlas and text about various head and neck, breast, thoracic, and palliative care for oncology. … I highly recommend this book to oncologists, radiosurgeons, and physicians. … I heartily recommend this publication for all readers for a quick reference book.” (Joseph J. Grenier, Amazon.com, September, 2014)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Radiation Therapy for Brain Metastasis

    Selek, Ugur (et al.)

    Pages 3-23

  • Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone Metastases

    Fairchild, Alysa (et al.)

    Pages 25-42

  • Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

    Lu, Jiade J. (et al.)

    Pages 45-74

  • Cancer of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

    Hu, Kenneth S. (et al.)

    Pages 75-103

  • Cancer of the Major Salivary Glands

    Gay, Hiram (et al.)

    Pages 105-131

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-13832-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-12462-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Decision Making in Radiation Oncology
Book Subtitle
Volume 1
Editors
  • Jiade J. Lu
  • Luther W Brady
Series Title
Radiation Oncology
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-13832-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-13832-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-12462-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 548
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