With thorough updates throughout, Clinical Radiation Oncology provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information available for treating patients with cancer. From a multidisciplinary perspective, this new edition, edited by Drs. Leonard L. Gunderson and Joel E. Tepper, examines the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on both single-modality and combined-modality approaches - providing you with the well-rounded, cutting-edge guidance you need to offer the most effective treatments. A consistent chapter format, full-color design, and access to the full text at www.expertconsult.com make reference fast and easy. It is an ideal resource for mastering the latest, most effective techniques and modalities!
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Stay current with comprehensive updates throughout that include a new chapter on survivorship issues, and additional video clips on treatments such as prostate and penile cancer brachytherapy.
Improve outcomes by providing the most effective treatment for each patient with expanded coverage of new modalities and treatment regimens.
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Implement a multidisciplinary, "team care" approach to providing intricate treatment plans for patients, often in conjunction with medical oncologists, and surgeons.
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Examine the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on single-modality and combined-modality approaches.
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By Leonard L. Gunderson, MD, MS, FASTRO, Emeritus Professor and Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona
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