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Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy - 2nd edition

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780323017480

ISBN10: 0323017487

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy by Charles M. Washington and Dennis T. Leaver - ISBN 9780323017480
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy by Charles M. Washington and Dennis T. Leaver - ISBN 9780323017480

ISBN13: 9780323017480

ISBN10: 0323017487

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit I: Introduction to Radiation Therapy

1. Cancer: An Overview
2. Ethics and Legal Considerations of Cancer Management
3. Principles of Pathology
4. Overview of Radiobiology
5. Detection and Diagnosis
6. Radiographic Imaging
7. Treatment Delivery Equipment
8. Treatment Procedures
9. Education
10. Infection Control in Radiation Oncology Facilities
11. Assessment
12. Pharmacology and Drug Administration

Unit II: Physics, Simulation and Treatment Planning

13. Applied Mathematics Review
14. Introduction to Radiation Therapy Physics
15. Aspects of Brachytherapy
16. Radiation Safety and Protection
17. Quality Improvement in Radiation Oncology
18. Surface and Sectional Anatomy
19. Simulator Design
20. Simulation Procedures
21. Photon Dosimetry Concepts and Calculations
22. Dose Distribution
23. Electron Beams in Radiation Therapy
24. Electronic Charting and Image Management

Unit III: Practical Applications

25. Soft Tissue Sarcomas
26. Lymphoreticular System
27. Leukemia
28. Endocrine System
29. Respiratory System
30. Head and Neck Cancers
31. Central Nervous System
32. Digestive System
33. Gynecological Tumors
34. Male Reproductive and Genitourinary
35. Breast Cancer
36. Pediatric Solid Tumors
37. Skin and Melanoma

Appendices
Glossary
Answers to Review Questions

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