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Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology

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Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology

SKU# 9780826168542


  • Matthew C. Ward MD
  • Rahul D. Tendulkar MD
  • Gregory Videtic MD, CM, FRCPC
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Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology is a comprehensive, user-friendly clinical review that summarizes up-to-date cancer care in an easy-to-read format. Each chapter is structured for straightforward navigability and information retention beginning with a “quick-hit” summary that contains an overview of each disease, its natural history, and general treatment options. Following each "quick-hit" are high-yield summaries covering epidemiology, risk factors, anatomy, pathology, genetics, screening, clinical presentation, workup, prognostic factors, staging, treatment paradigms, and medical management for each malignancy. Each treatment paradigm section describes the current standard of care for radiation therapy including indications, dose constraints, and side effects. Chapters conclude with an evidence-based question and answer section which summarizes practice-changing data to answer key information associated with radiation treatment outcomes. Flow diagrams and tables consolidate information throughout the book that all radiation oncologists and related practitioners will find extremely useful when approaching treatment planning and clinical care.

Essentials of Clinical Radiation Oncology has been designed to replicate a "house manual" created and used by residents in training and is a "one-stop" resource for practicing radiation oncologists, related practitioners, and radiation oncology residents entering the field.

Key Features:

  • Offers digestible information as a learning guide for general practice
  • Examines essential clinical questions which are answered with evidence-based data from important clinical studies
  • Places clinical trials and data into historical context and points out relevance in current practice
  • Provides quick reference tables on treatment options and patient selection, workup, and prognostic factors by disease site
  • Product Details 

    • Publication Date December 15, 2017
    • Page Count 670
    • Product Form Paperback / softback
    • ISBN 13 9780826168542
    • EISBN 9780826168559

    Table of Contents 



    I. Central Nervous System

    1. Glioblastoma

    Aditya Juloori, Jennifer S. Yu, and Samuel T. Chao

    2. Anaplastic Gliomas

    Shireen Parsai and Samuel T. Chao

    3. Low Grade Glioma

    Martin C. Tom and Erin S. Murphy

    4. Meningioma

    Abigail L. Stockham and David J. Schwartz, V

    5. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

    Jordan Fenner, Samuel T. Chao, and Erin S. Murphy

    6. Pituitary Adenoma

    Edward W. Jung, Nathanael J. Lee, and John H. Suh

    7. Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Bindu V. Manyam, Vamsi Varra, and Samuel T. Chao

    8. Vestibular Schwannoma

    Jeffrey Kittel and John H. Suh

    9. Uveal (Choroidal) Melanoma

    Gaurav Marwaha, John H. Suh, and Arun D. Singh

    II. Head and Neck

    10. Oropharynx Cancer

    Shireen Parsai, Nikhil P. Joshi, and Shlomo A. Koyfman

    11. Oral Cavity Cancer

    Bindu V. Manyam

    12. Nasopharyngeal Cancer

    Shireen Parsai and Michael A. Weller

    13. Laryngeal Cancer

    Aditya Juloori

    14. Salivary Gland Tumors

    Martin C. Tom, Shlomo A. Koyfman, and Nikhil P. Joshi

    15. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary of the Head and Neck

    Senthilkumar Gandhidasan and Jeffrey Kittel

    16. Postoperative Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer

    Carryn M. Anderson

    III. Skin

    17. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Neil McIver Woody and Jonathan Sharrett

    18. Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma

    Aditya Juloori and Nikhil P. Joshi

    19. Merkel Cell Carcinoma

    Matthew C. Ward and Nikhil P. Joshi

    20. Mycosis Fungoides

    Vamsi Varra, Matthew C. Ward, and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    IV. Breast

    21. Early-Stage Breast Cancer

    Rahul D. Tendulkar and Chirag Shah

    22. Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

    Yvonne D. Pham and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    23. Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

    Jonathan Sharrett, Chirag Shah, and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    24. Recurrent Breast Cancer

    Martin C. Tom, Camille A. Berriochoa, and Chirag Shah

    V. Thoracic

    25. Early-Stage Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Gaurav Marwaha, Matthew C. Ward, Kevin L. Stephans, and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    26. Stage III Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Matthew C. Ward and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    27. Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Camille A. Berriochoa and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    28. Mesothelioma

    Gregory M. M. Videtic and Bindu V. Manyam

    29. Thymoma

    Jonathan Sharrett and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    VI. Gastrointestinal

    30. Esophageal Cancer

    Camille A. Berriochoa and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    31. Gastric Cancer

    Bindu V. Manyam, Kevin L. Stephans, and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    32. Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Neil McIver Woody and Kevin L. Stephans

    33. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Charles Marc Leyrer and Mohamed E. Abazeed

    34. Rectal Cancer

    Ehsan H. Balagamwala and Sudha R. Amarnath

    35. Anal Cancer

    Aditya Juloori and Sudha R. Amarnath

    VII. Genitourinary

    36. Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

    Yvonne D. Pham and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    37. Intermediate- and High-Risk Prostate Cancer

    Bindu V. Manyam and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    38. Post-Prostatectomy Radiation Therapy

    Camille A. Berriochoa and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    39. Bladder Cancer

    Michael A. Weller, Camille A. Berriochoa, and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    40. Testicular Cancer

    Ehsan H. Balagamwala and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    41. Penile Cancer

    Rupesh Kotecha, Omar Y. Mian, and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    42. Urethral Cancer

    Rupesh Kotecha and Rahul D. Tendulkar

    VIII. Gynecologic

    43. Cervical Cancer

    Monica E. Shukla and Sheen Cherian

    44. Endometrial Cancer

    Shireen Parsai, Jonathan Sharrett, and Sudha R. Amarnath

    45. Vulvar Cancer

    Matthew C. Ward and Sudha R. Amarnath

    46. Vaginal Cancer

    Camille A. Berriochoa and Sudha R. Amarnath

    47. Uterine Sarcoma

    Michael A. Weller and Sudha R. Amarnath

    IX. Hematologic

    48. Adult Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

    Senthilkumar Gandhidasan, Matthew C. Ward, and Chirag Shah

    49. Aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

    Matthew C. Ward and Chirag Shah

    50. Indolent Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

    Aryavarta M. S. Kumar and Matthew C. Ward

    X. Sarcomas

    51. Soft Tissue Sarcoma

    Jonathan Sharrett, Jeffrey Kittel, Chirag Shah, and Jacob G. Scott

    XI. Pediatric

    52. Medulloblastoma

    Camille A. Berriochoa, Bindu V. Manyam, and Erin S. Murphy

    53. Ependymoma

    Matthew C. Ward, John H. Suh, and Erin S. Murphy

    54. Brainstem Glioma

    Jason W. D. Hearn and John H. Suh

    55. Craniopharyngioma

    Martin C. Tom, Timothy D. Smile, and Erin S. Murphy

    56. Rhabdomyosarcoma

    Yvonne D. Pham, Samuel T. Chao, and Erin S. Murphy

    57. Neuroblastoma

    Charles Marc Leyrer and Erin S. Murphy

    58. Wilms Tumor

    Yvonne D. Pham, John H. Suh, and Erin S. Murphy

    59. Ewing’s Sarcoma

    Ehsan H. Balagamwala and Erin S. Murphy

    60. Pediatric Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

    Ehsan H. Balagamwala and Erin S. Murphy

    XII. Palliation

    61. Brain Metastases

    Matthew C. Ward and John H. Suh

    62. Bone Metastasis

    Ehsan H. Balagamwala and Andrew Vassil

    63. Malignant Spinal Cord Compression

    Bindu V. Manyam, Camille A. Berriochoa, and Chirag Shah

    64. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

    Charles Marc Leyrer and Gregory M. M. Videtic

    65. Palliative Radiotherapy

    Justin J. Juliano

    XIII. Benign Diseases

    66. Radiation Therapy for Benign Diseases

    Chirag Shah