Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology

Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology

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Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology, a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important qpearlsq of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment recommendations are discussed based on stage, histology, and/or risk classification. Brief summaries of key trials and studies provide rationale for the recommendations. Practical guidelines for radiation techniques are described. Finally, complications and follow-up guidelines are outlined. Updates from the first edition include brand new color figures and color contouring mini-atlases for head and neck, gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecological tumors; redesigned tables for increased readability; new chapters on management of the neck and unknown primary, clinical radiobiology, and pediatric malignancies and benign conditions; and new appendices including the American College of Radiology guidelines for administration of IV contrast.Eric Hansen, Mack Roach III ... weeks with salvage surgery Neck control rates JJ N1-N2a: 90a€“100% JJ N2b-N2c: 80% JJ N3: 50a€“60% JJ Rate of DM JJ N1-N2a: alt; 10% JJ N2b-N2c: ... hyperextend head, wire neck scars, may JJ need bolus, consider wiring oral commissures, shoulders pulled down with straps, immobilizationanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Evidence-Based Radiation Oncology
Author:Eric Hansen, Mack Roach III
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-06-17


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