Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Guide
ISBN/ASIN: 9781402080531,9780387253541 | 2006 | English | pdf | 187/190 pages | 1.79 Mb
Publisher: Springer US | Author: William Small Jr. M.D., Gayle Woloschak Ph.D. (auth.), William Small Jr. MD, Gayle E. Woloschak PhD (eds.) | Edition: 1
The primary goals in assembling this book were to review basic pathophysiology of radiation toxicities and guide the clinician in prevention, management, and treatment. It is a concise and practical guide for oncologists handling patients being treated with radiation and other combined therapy. Each chapter covers a tumor site comprehensively with expert evidence-based opinions.
Radiation Toxicity: A Practical Guide brings together renowned authors from leading cancer centers. Radiation, medical and surgical oncologists, nursing professionals, and members of radiation oncology teams will find this book an important reference.
"Radiation therapy is an essential component of cancer treatment. This text servces as a resource for the management of organ specific toxicities.
Experts in the field provide data on anticipated complications, discuss the biologic basis of radiation injury, and share advice on strategies to ameliorate side effects."
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.