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Practical Radiotherapy Planning

4th Edition

By Ann Barrett, Stephen Morris, Jane Dobbs, Tom Roques

CRC Press

432 pages

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Description

Planning is a critical stage of radiotherapy. Careful consideration of the complex variables involved and critical assessment of the techniques available are fundamental to good and effective practice.First published in 1985, Practical Radiotherapy Planning has, over three editions, established itself as the popular choice for the trainee raditatio

Table of Contents

What you need to know before planning radiotherapy treatment. Underlying principles of radiotherapy planning. Radiobiological principles (to be revised). Management of patients during radiotherapy. Head and Neck: General Considerations. Larynx. Hypopharynx. Nasopharynx. Oropharynx. Oral cavity. Ear. Parotid. Maxillary antrum. Orbit. Skin and lip. Thyroid. Bronchus. Oesophagus. Breast. Central nervous system. Lymphomas and spleen. Pancreas. Rectum. Anus. Prostate. Bladder. Testis. Penis. Pelvis. Cervix. Corpus. Vagina. Vulva. Sarcoma. Paediatric tumours. Systemic irradiation. Emergency irradiation.

About the Authors

Ann Barrett, Professor Emeritus of Oncology, University of East Anglia, Norwich
Jane Dobbs Consultant Emeritus in Clinical Oncology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Stephen Morris, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Tom Roques, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology