More Details about Radiotherapy Of Prostate Cancer

General Information  
Author(s)Carlo Greco and Michael Zelefsky
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9789057024825
Pages500
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJune 2000

Description

Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer aims to guide the reader through the recent data from clinical trials, to highlight the various approaches and to clarify the role of traditional radiation therapy in the management of the disease. It details established management protocols as well as more controversial isssues and experimental approaches ranging from external beam radiotherapy, 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy, heavy particle therapy and brachytherapy. The reader will not only gain a vast amount of knowledge regarding the many modes of currently available radiotherapy strategies for this disease, but will also gain a clearer perspective of the indications of a particular modality's use and how best to integrate therapy for the individual patient.