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Radiation Oncology: Rationale, Technique, Results, by James D. Cox, MD and K. Kian Ang, MD, PhD, provides you with authoritative guidance on the latest methods for using radiotherapy to treat patients with cancer. Progressing from fundamental principles through specific treatment strategies for the cancers of each organ system, it also addresses the effects of radiation on normal structures and the avoidance of complications. This 9th edition covers the most recent indications and techniques in the field, including new developments in proton therapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). It also features, for the first time, full-color images throughout the text to match those that you see in practice, and uses new color-coded treatment plans to make targets, structures, and doses easier to read at a glance. Evidence from randomized clinical trials is included whenever possible to validate clinical recommendations. The state-of-the-art coverage inside this trusted resource equips you to target cancer as effectively as possible while minimizing harm to healthy tissue.


Key Features:-

  • Stands apart as the only book in the field to cover the conceptual framework for the use of radiothe
  • Emphasizes clinical uses of radiation therapy, providing pertinent, easy-to-understand information o
  • Includes information useful for non-radiotherapists, making it "recommended reading" for other oncol
  • Offers a practical, uniform chapter structure to expedite reference.

More Details about Radiation Oncology: Rationale Technique Results

General Information  
Author(s)Cox
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition9
ISBN9780323049719
Pages1072
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009