Radiation Oncology, 9th Edition

Rationale, Technique, Results
Authors :
James D. Cox & James D. Cox & Kie Kian Ang & James D. Cox & Kie Kian Ang
Date of Publication: 01/2014
Radiation Oncology: Rationale Technique Results by James D. Cox MD and K. Kian Ang MD PhD provides you with authoritative guidance on the latest methods for using radiotherapy to treat patients with cancer. This 9th edition covers the most re ...view more
Radiation Oncology: Rationale Technique Results by James D. Cox MD and K. Kian Ang MD PhD provides you with authoritative guidance on the latest methods for using radiotherapy to treat patients with cancer. This 9th edition covers the most recent indications and techniques in the field including new developments in proton therapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT).The state-of-the-art coverage equips you to target cancer as effectively as possible while minimizing harm to healthy tissue.
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Radiation Oncology: Rationale Technique Results by James D. Cox MD and K. Kian Ang MD PhD provides you with authoritative guidance on the latest methods for using radiotherapy to treat patients with cancer. Progressing from fundamental principles through specific treatment strategies for the cancers of each organ system it also addresses the effects of radiation on normal structures and the avoidance of complications. This 9th edition covers the most recent indications and techniques in the field including new developments in proton therapy and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). It also features for the first time full-color images throughout the text to match those that you see in practice and uses new color-coded treatment plans to make targets structures and doses easier to read at a glance. Evidence from randomized clinical trials is included whenever possible to validate clinical recommendations. The state-of-the-art coverage inside this trusted resource equips you to target cancer as effectively as possible while minimizing harm to healthy tissue.

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By James D. Cox, MD, FACR, Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX; James D. Cox, MD, FACR, Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX; Kie Kian Ang, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Deputy Division Head, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; James D. Cox, MD, FACR, Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX and Kie Kian Ang, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Deputy Division Head, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX