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Head and neck cancer.


Head and neck cancer.

Ed. by Dwight E. Heron and Roy B. Tishler.

Demos Medical Publishing, Inc.


338 pages



Radiation medicine rounds; v.2, issue 2


Heron (radiation oncology, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center Cancer Centers) and Tishler (radiation oncology, Harvard Medical School) supply students, cancer biologists, radiobiologists, and others involved in the care of patients receiving radiotherapy with a review of head and neck oncology. In 12 chapters, US and Danish radiation oncologists cover current and future therapeutic approaches, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, combined modalities, targeted therapy, induction chemotherapy, transoral robotic surgery and postoperative radiation therapy, and particle therapy; outcomes research, palliative care and symptom management, and toxicity assessment and reporting; and factors influencing clinical decisions, including biomarkers and image guidance.

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Date:Dec 1, 2011
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