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Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers : Indications and Techniques.

Author: K Kian Ang; Adam S Garden
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Long established as a staple reference for all radiation oncologists, Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Indications and Techniques is now in itsFourth Edition. This completely updated edition presents the state-of-the-art protocols currently used at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and thoroughly explains the principles, nomenclature, and clinical use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). The first section  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ang, K. Kian.
Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers : Indications and Techniques.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Kian Ang; Adam S Garden
ISBN: 9781469874876 1469874873 9781608316861 1608316866
OCLC Number: 908511136
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages)
Contents: PREFACE; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PART 1 General Principles of Head and Neck Radiotherapy; Overview of Recent Advances; Modes of Therapy; Practical Aspects of External Beam Therapy; Practical Aspects of Endocavitary Beam Therapy and Brachytherapy; Patient Care Before, During, and After Radiotherapy; PART 2 Site-Specific Indications and Techniques; Oral Cavity; Nasopharynx; Oropharynx; Larynx; Hypopharynx; Nasal Cavity; Paranasal Sinuses; Salivary Glands; Thyroid; Skin; Neck Node Metastasis from Unknown Primary; Treatment of Local-Regional Recurrence; INDEX.

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Suitable for radiation oncologists, this title explains the principles, nomenclature, and clinical use of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). It discusses the practical aspects of external beam  Read more...

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