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Gynecologic Radiation Oncology A Practical Guide

Author : Patricia Eifel
ISBN : 9781496362452
Genre : Medical
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Offering practical approaches to common clinical problems, Gynecologic Radiation Oncology: A Practical Guide compiles the extensive clinical experience of Drs. Patricia J. Eifel and Ann H. Klopp from MD Anderson Cancer Center into one user-friendly volume. This reference addresses practical aspects of the field: how to evaluate the role of radiation therapy in various clinical settings, how to explain the rationale for treatment recommendations to referring physicians and patients, when and how to apply various external beam and brachytherapy techniques to address specific clinical problems, and how to monitor and manage patients during and after treatment. The book focuses on the following items, which can have immediate application to the treatment of patients with gynecologic cancers.

Radiation Therapy Techniques For Gynecological Cancers

Author : Kevin Albuquerque
ISBN : 9783030014438
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Skin Care In Radiation Oncology

Author : Barbara Fowble
ISBN : 9783319314600
Genre : Medical
File Size : 51. 17 MB
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This book serves as a practical guide for the prevention and treatment of radiation dermatitis. Skin toxicity caused by radiation treatment is common among cancer patients and minimizing the frequency and severity of these reactions improves quality of life and prevents interruptions that can compromise local-regional control. Each chapter is devoted to a specific disease site, such as the head and neck, breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, gynecologic, and central nervous system. Pediatric malignancies and wound care for locally advanced cancers are also discussed. For each topic, the range and frequency of the observed skin reactions, factors influencing these reactions, the typical course of each reaction and its resolution, and the interventions used are presented. This book provides evidence where it exists for the specific interventions and an extensive illustration program depicts the various reactions and their response to treatment protocols. Skin Care in Radiation Oncology: A Practical Guide presents a framework for patient care in an era of advancing technology and systemic and targeted therapies and is a valuable resource for radiation oncologists, dermatologists, and residents.

Handbook Of Radiation Oncology

Author : Bruce G. Haffty
ISBN : 0763731439
Genre : Medical
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Whether you are a practicing radiation oncologist or a student of medicine, nursing, physics, dosimetry, or therapy, this handbook is a valuable resource covering the issues most pertinent to patients undergoing radiation therapy. Handbook of Radation Oncology covers general oncologic principles, workup, staging, and multidisciplinary aspects of treatment, basic principles of physics and radiobiology, and specific technologies including brachytherapy, radiosurgery, and unsealed sources.

Gynecologic Radiation Therapy

Author : Akila N. Viswanathan
ISBN : 3540689583
Genre : Medical
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Recent advances in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies led to a new worldwide consensus to introduce image guidance to gynecologic radiation therapy, particularly to brachytherapy. The book summarizes the changed practice of management: treatment planning for cervical cancer, not modified for over 60 years, has been shifted to an image-based approach, endometrial cancer management with an increase in the use of chemotherapy and vaginal brachytherapy, and vaginal cancer therapy including image guidance and high-dose delivery with IMRT.

Imaging In Gynecologic Oncology An Issue Of Pet Clinics E Book

Author : Drew A. Torigian
ISBN : 9780323583190
Genre : Medical
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This issue of PET Clinics focuses on Imaging in Gynecologic Oncology, and is edited by Drs. Drew Torigian and Domenico Rubello. Articles will include: The role of CT and MRI in gynecologic oncology; The utility of ultrasonography in gynecologic oncology; FDG-PET assessment of cervical cancer; FDG-PET assessment of ovarian cancer; FDG-PET assessment of other gynecologic cancers; The role of PET imaging in gynecologic radiation oncology; The utility of non-FDG PET in gynecologic oncology; Normal variants and pitfalls encountered in PET assessment of gynecologic malignancies; The role and future of quantitative imaging assessment in gynecologic oncology; Emerging molecular imaging techniques in gynecologic oncology; and more!

Radiation Oncology

Author : William Small, Jr., MD
ISBN : 9781617050725
Genre : Medical
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Radiation Oncology provides residents, fellows, and clinicians with a practical, evidence-based guide to the current management of difficult cases in radiation oncology. Emphasis is on the management of those clinical challenges commonly seen in practice that the community practitioner would normally handle without outside referral. The book offers comparisons of treatment approaches to difficult situations, allowing the reader to compare their current treatment approach to that of experts and others in the community. Radiation Oncology is organized in seven sections corresponding to the major treatment areas of radiation oncology. Each section includes three cases to illustrate specific clinical challenges for which there is no clear treatment protocol. The case discussion includes an expert opinion on optimal management along with alternatives from a second academic expert's perspective and from a community practitioner's perspective. Radiation Oncology features: Evidence-based approach to difficult management challenges in radiation oncology Expert authors provide evidence assessment and management summaries through presentation of relevant cases Community practitioner reviewers ensure real-world relevance of each discussion Reviews the most relevant literature pertaining to the challenging scenarios clinicians encounter every day Management alternatives allow discussion of the full range of management options and specifics for difficult problems including hardline recommendations

Target Volume Delineation And Field Setup

Author : Nancy Y. Lee
ISBN : 9783642288593
Genre : Medical
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This handbook will enable radiation oncologists to appropriately and confidently select and delineate tumor volumes/fields for conformal radiation therapy, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), in patients with commonly encountered cancers. The orientation of this handbook is entirely practical, in that the focus is on the illustration of clinical target volume (CTV) delineation for each major malignancy. Each chapter provides guidelines and concise knowledge on treatment planning and CTV selection, explains how the anatomy of lymphatic drainage shapes target volume selection, and presents detailed illustrations of delineations, slice by slice, on planning CT images. While the emphasis is on target volume delineation for three-dimensional conformal therapy and IMRT, information is also provided on conventional radiation therapy field setup and planning for certain malignancies for which IMRT is not currently suitable.

Radiation Toxicity A Practical Medical Guide

Author : William Small
ISBN : 1402080530
Genre : Medical
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Aimed at healthcare professionals working with radiation, this is a concise, practical guide on the long-term responses to radiotherapy. Each chapter covers a tumor site comprehensively as it offers the best current knowledge regarding radiation tolerance.

Practical Manual Of Gynecology

Author : Amitava Pal
ISBN : 9789350904008
Genre : Medical
File Size : 37. 61 MB
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Practical Manual of Gynecology is a quick reference guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Presented in question and answer format, the book deals with practical aspects of gynaecology including pathological specimens, gynaecological instruments, contraception, ultrasonography and radiography. A section on gynaecological cases is included. More than 200 diagrams, photographs, tables and flow charts are included to assist learning. Key points Quick reference guide to gynaecology for undergraduate and postgraduate students Presented in question and answer format Covers practical aspects of gynaecology Includes more than 200 diagrams, photographs, tables and flow charts

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