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Principles and practice of radiation therapy

Principles and practice of radiation therapy / [edited by] Charles M. Washington, Dennis Leaver.
3rd ed.
St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, c2010.
xviii, 984 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Other contributors
Washington, Charles M. Leaver, Dennis T.
Portion of title
Radiation therapy
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Cancer: an overview / Stephanie Eatmon
  • The ethics and legal considerations of cancer management / Bettye G. Wilson
  • Principles of pathology / Patricia J. Giordano
  • Overview of radiobiology / Amy C. Vonkadich
  • Detection and diagnosis / Dennis Leaver
  • Medical imaging / Dennis Leaver, Alan C. Miller
  • Treatment delivery equipment / Dennis Leaver
  • Treatment procedures / Annette M. Coleman
  • Radiation therapy education / Shawn T. Caldwell
  • Infection control in radiation oncology facilities / Lana Havron Bass, Stacy L. Anderson
  • Patient assessment / Shirlee E. Maihoff, Gay Dungey
  • Pharmacology and drug administration / Sandy L. Piehl
  • Applied mathematics review / Charles M. Washington, E. Richard Bawiec, Jr.
  • Introduction to radiation therapy physics / Narayan Sahoo
  • Aspects of brachytherapy / Charles M. Washington
  • Special procedures / Michael T. Gillin
  • Intensity-modulated radiation therapy / Ronie G. Lozano
  • Radiation safety and protection / Joseph S. Blinick, Elizabeth G. Quate
  • Quality improvement in radiation oncology / Judith M. Schneider
  • Surface and sectional anatomy / Charles M. Washington
  • Simulator design / Dennis Leaver, Nora Uricchio, Patton Griggs
  • Conventional (fluoroscopy-based) simulation procedures / Dennis Leaver, Rosann Keller, Nora Uricchio
  • Computed tomography simulation / Nora Uricchio
  • Photon dosimetry concepts and calculations / Julius Armstrong, Charles M. Washington
  • Photon dose distribution / Karl L. Prado, Charlotte M. Prado
  • Electron beams in radiation therapy / Adam F. Kempa
  • Electronic charting and image management / Annette M. Coleman, Cara Zeidman
  • Bone, cartilage, and soft tissue sarcomas / Lisa Bartenhagen, Jana Koth
  • Lymphoreticular system tumors / Sally Green
  • Leukemia / Susan B. Belinsky, Mary Ann McKenney
  • Endocrine system tumors / Robert D. Adams, Tammy Newell
  • Respiratory system tumors / Donna Stinson, Paul E. Wallner
  • Head and neck cancers / Ronnie G. Lozano
  • Central nervous system tumors / Robert D. Adams, Dennis Leaver
  • Digestive system tumors / Leila Bussman-Yeakel
  • Gynecological tumors / George M. Uschold, Joy E. Anderson
  • Male reproductive and genitourinary tumors / Deborah A. Kuban, Megan L. Trad
  • Breast cancer / George M. Uschold, Hong Zhang
  • Pediatric solid tumors / Jeffrey Young
  • Skin cancers and melanoma / Charles M. Washington.
Subject headings
Medical subjects
Neoplasms--radiotherapy. Radiation Oncology--methods.
9780323053624 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0323053629 (hardcover : alk. paper)


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