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Radiotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Editors: Specht, Lena, Yahalom, Joachim (Eds.)

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  • First and only book that covers ALL aspects of radiotherapy in Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Presents the state-of-the-art methods and techniques in radiotherapy
  • Includes a chapter on treatment planning using the latest high-precision equipment and planning software
  • Practice-oriented
  • Written by internationally renowned experts
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This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly. Radiotherapy planning using state-of-the-art imaging, target definition, planning software, and treatment equipment is expounded in detail. Acute and long-term side effects of radiotherapy are analyzed, and the implications for modern radiotherapy approaches in Hodgkin lymphomas are explained.

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In 2004, Dr. Specht received the annual Oncology Prize awarded by the Danish Society for Clinical Oncology.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • History of Radiotherapy of Hodgkin’s Disease (Now Hodgkin Lymphoma)

    Pages 1-6

    Specht, Lena (et al.)

  • Background and Rationale for Radiotherapy in Early-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pages 7-20

    Specht, Lena (et al.)

  • Background and Rationale for Radiotherapy in Advanced-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pages 21-29

    Hoppe, Richard (et al.)

  • Salvage Therapy for Relapsed and Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pages 31-44

    Yahalom, Joachim (et al.)

  • Principles of Chemotherapy in Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Pages 45-52

    Batra, Anu (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Radiotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma
Editors
  • Lena Specht
  • Joachim Yahalom
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
978-3-540-78944-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-78944-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-78455-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50185-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 214
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