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Radiation Oncology Question Review

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  • Michael A. Weller MD
  • Nikhil Joshi MD
  • Anthony Mastroianni MD, JD, MBA


Radiation Oncology Question Review efficiently tests and reinforces your knowledge of key concepts, critical studies, and major clinical guidelines, with the most important radiation oncology citations included. Organized by treatment site, detailed questions cover natural history, epidemiology, diagnosis, staging, treatment options, and treatment-related side effects all in a newly configured format. Each question tests your recall and sharpens your skills so that you can practice and feel confident in your ability to manage all disease site areas according to the standard guidelines and key literature in the field.

Written by residents and expert radiation oncologists from the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, this review is a comprehensive study guide for anyone preparing for the board exam, for practicing physicians reviewing a topic, or for preparing for MOC. Whether you are a few minutes between patients or are having a dedicated study session, this book is an invaluable resource that will strengthen your knowledge of the field.

Key Features:

  • Updated and revised to reflect the new AJCC 8th Edition criteria, data guidelines for SBRT, hypofractionation for breast and prostate cancers, new advanced treatment planning and delivery techniques, and with a dedicated Sarcomas section
  • Covers all clinical topics and disease site areas that are in the ABR clinical radiation oncology exam and MOC
  • Updated layout and organization of questions and answers
  • Includes access to the fully searchable downloadable eBook

Product Details 

  • Publication Date October 28, 2018
  • Page Count 404
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826135667

Table of Contents 

Chapter One: Head and Neck Cancers by Nikhil Joshi, Shlomo Koyfman, and Monica Shukla

  • General Questions
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oral Cavity
  • Paranasal Sinus
  • Nasopharynx
  • Larynx/Hypopharynx
  • Postoperative Radiotherapy
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Unknown Primary
  • Non-Melanomatous Skin Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

Chapter Two: Central Nervous System by Aryavarta M. S. Kumar and Michael A. Weller

  • Brain Metastases
  • Glioblastoma
  • Low-Grade Gliomas
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Anaplastic Gliomas
  • Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation
  • Spine Metastases
  • Primary CNS Lymphoma
  • Meningliomas
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vestibular Schwannomas
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Optic Gliomas
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • CNS Radiation Toxicities/Therapies for Toxicities
  • Spinal Cord Tumors

Chapter Three: Breast Cancer by Betty Obi and Michael A. Weller

  • Epidemiology and Cancer Risk
  • Imaging
  • Anatomy
  • Genetics
  • General Treatment Concepts

Chapter Four: Thoracic Cancers by Monica Shukla and Matthew Ward

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – Early Stage
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – Locally Advanced
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Mesothelioma

Chapter Five: Gastrointestinal Cancers by Joycelin Canavan and Andrew Vassil

  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer

Chapter Six: Genitourinary Cancers by Henry Blair and Michael A. Weller

  • Prostate Cancer – General
  • Prostate Cancer – Low Risk
  • Prostate Cancer – Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Cancer – High Risk
  • Prostate Cancer – Adjuvant and Salvage Radiation
  • Node-Positive Prostate Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer

Chapter Seven: Gynecologic Cancers by Eva Suarez and Mihir Naik

Chapter Eight: Lymphomas by Daesung Lee

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma

Chapter Nine: Soft Tissue Sarcoma by Nikhil Joshi and Jacob Scott

Chapter Ten: Pediatric Cancers by Nikhil Joshi and Michael A. Weller

  • Retinoblastoma
  • Wilms
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pediatric Leukemia
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Pediatric Gliomas
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
  • Liver Tumors in Children
  • Ewing Sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Germ Cell Tumors (Non-CNS)
  • CNS Germ Cell Tumors
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Ependymoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Craniopharyngioma