Home > Books > Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques
Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques
View PDF

Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-34589-9
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

Thoroughly updated to include all of the latest technology and treatment regimens, Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques, 5th Edition remains the reference of choice for radiation oncologists.

Timely updates include an increased use of full-color images and significantly more digital content, bringing you fully up to date with state-of-the-art radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. The first section covers general principles, practical aspects of external beam therapy, patient care guidelines, and more, including a new chapter on general principles of target and normal tissue contouring; the second section discusses site-specific indications and techniques. Numerous illustrated case examples make this resource an excellent day-to-day reference for both residents and practitioners.

Key Features:

- Presents radiation oncology protocols currently used at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, including new, up-to-date material on IMRT (including VMAT) and proton therapy.
- Contains new digital content, including additional case details, normal anatomy, mini-atlases of normal tissue and cranial nerves, older content useful to international practitioners, and additional clinical photos of treatment set-up.
- Features new full-color images throughout, as well as updated suggested readings.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Garden, Adam S.; Beadle, Beth M.; Gunn, G. Brandon
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-34589-9
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
    Radiology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 480
  • Illustrations: 615
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas This award-winning human anatomy general reference is a 3D visualization and learning tool used to interact with and explore the systems of the human body.
JOTM
PsycINFO® A comprehensive international bibliographic database, PsycINFO® provides access to more than 4 million citations in 29 languages.
JOTM
Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants The JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is an academic resource that delivers ongoing orthopaedic education for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
JOTM
Harvard Review of Psychiatry Founded by the Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry, this is the authoritative source for scholarly reviews and perspectives on important topics in psychiatry.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, 4th Edition
Concise and clinically relevant resource for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions.

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, 2nd Edition
Offers sweeping coverage of core orthopaedic knowledge that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties.