Princeton University Library Catalog

Principles and practice of radiation therapy / [edited by] Charles M. Washington, Dennis Leaver.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, c2010.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xviii, 984 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Summary note:
"With comprehensive coverage of all aspects of radiation therapy, this third edition is still the only text that covers everything the radiation therapist needs to know. Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy helps you understand cancer management, improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. Up-to-date and authoritative, this practical text will be indispensable for radiation therapy students and clinicians."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Cancer: An Overview / Stephanie Eatmon -- 2. The Ethics and Legal Considerations of Cancer Management / Bettye G. Wilson -- 3. Principles of Pathology / Patricia J. Giordano -- 4. Overview of Radiobiology / Amy C. Vonkadich -- 5. Detection and Diagnosis / Dennis Leaver -- 6. Medical Imaging / Dennis Leaver and Alan C. Miller -- 7. Treatment Delivery Equipment / Dennis Leaver -- 8. Treatment Procedures / Annette M. Coleman -- 9. Radiation Therapy Education / Shaun T. Caldwell -- 10. Infection Control in Radiation Oncology Facilities / Lana Havron Bass and Stacy L. Anderson -- 11. Patient Assessment / Shirlee E. Maihoff and Gay Dungey -- 12. Pharmacology and Drug Administration / Sandy L. Piehl -- 13. Applied Mathematics Review / Charles M. Washington and E. Richard Bawiec, Jr. -- 14. Introduction to Radiation Therapy Physics / Narayan Sahoo -- 15. Aspects of Brachytherapy / Charles M. Washington -- 16. Special Procedures / Michael T. Gillin -- 17. Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy / Ronnie G. Lozano -- 18. Radiation Safety and Protection / Joseph S. Blinick and Elizabeth G. Quate -- 19. Quality Improvement in Radiation Oncology / Judith M. Schneider -- 20. Surface and Sectional Anatomy / Charles M. Washington -- 21. Simulator Design / Dennis Leaver, Nora Uricchio and Patton Griggs -- 22. Conventional (Fluoroscopy-Based) Simulation Procedures / Dennis Leaver, Rosann Keller and Nora Uricchio -- 23. Computed Tomography Simulation / Nora Uricchio -- 24. Photon Dosimetry Concepts and Calculations / Julius Armstrong and Charles M. Washington -- 25. Photon Dose Distributions / Karl L. Prado and Charlotte M. Prado -- 26. Electron Beams in Radiation Therapy / Adam F. Kempa -- 27. Electronic Charting and Image Management / Annette M. Coleman and Cara Zeidman -- 28. Bone, Cartilage, and Soft Tissue Sarcomas / Lisa Bartenhagen and Jana Koth -- 29. Lymphoreticular System Tumors / Sally Green -- 30. Leukemia / Susan B. Belinsky and Mary Ann McKenney -- 31. Endocrine System Tumors / Robert D. Adams and Tammy Newell -- 32. Respiratory System Tumors / Donna Stinson and Paul E. Wallner -- 33. Head and Neck Cancers / Ronnie G. Lozano -- 34. Central Nervous System Tumors / Robert D. Adams and Dennis Leaver -- 35. Digestive System Tumors / Leila Bussman-Yeakel -- 36. Gynecological Tumors / George M. Uschold and Joy E. Anderson -- 37. Male Reproductive and Genitourinary Tumors / Deborah A. Kuban and Megan L. Trad -- 38. Breast Cancer / George M. Uschold and Hong Zhang -- 39. Pediatric Solid Tumors / Jeffrey Young -- 40. Skin Cancers and Melanoma / Charles M. Washington.
Subject(s):
CancerRadiotherapy [Browse]
Other title(s):
Radiation therapy
ISBN:
  • 9780323053624 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0323053629 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2008050845
OCLC:
276668833
Related name:
RCP:
C - S