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Thoracic Malignancies

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  • Steven E. Schild MD
  • Charles R. Thomas MD

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Thoracic Malignancies:

Thoracic Malignancies is the first title in Radiation Medicine Rounds. These tumors take more lives than any others and they are among the most preventable of tumors. Thus it is crucial for the practitioner to be up-to-date on the latest insights regarding their management.

Thoracic Malignancies addresses the multi-disciplinary nature of the care of these tumors. There is representation from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and surgery ensuring a well-rounded summarization of current practice. Included are chapters on lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and thymomas providing coverage of the vast majority of thoracic tumors. The multi-disciplinary nature of the articles provides readers with an up-to-date summary and a well-rounded review regarding these tumors and their care. Expert authors provide reviews and assessments of the most recent data and its implications for current clinical practice, along with insights into emerging new trends of importance for the near future.

About the Series
Radiation Medicine Rounds is an invited review publication providing a thorough analysis of new scientific, technologic, and clinical advances in all areas of radiation medicine. There is an emphasis throughout on multidisciplinary approaches to the specialty, as well as on quality and outcomes analysis.

Published three times a year Radiation Medicine Rounds provides authoritative, thorough assessments of a wide range of œhot topics” and emerging new data for the entire specialty of radiation medicine.

Features of Radiation Medicine Rounds include:

  • Editorial board of nationally recognized experts across the spectrum of radiation medicine
  • In-depth, up-to-date expert reviews and analysis of major new developments in all areas of Radiation Medicine
  • Issues edited by an authority in specific subject area
  • Focuses on major topics in Radiation Medicine with in-depth articles covering advances in radiation science radiation medicine technology, radiation medicine practice, and assessment of recent quality and outcomes studies
  • Emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to research and practice

Product Details 

  • Publication Date March 08, 2010
  • Page Count 264
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9781933864891
  • EISBN 9781935281801

Table of Contents 

"1. Radiotherapy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung; Jason A. Call and O. Kenneth Macdonald; 2. Radiotherapy for the Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Kenneth R. Oliver and Yolanda I. Garces 3. Radiotherapy for Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer; Steven E. Schild and Walter J. Curran, Jr.; 4. The Role of Radiotherapy for Extensive Stage and Recurrent Small Cell Lung Cancer; Steven E. Schild and Walter J. Curran, Jr.; 5. Radiotherapy for the Palliation of Lung Cancer; Yolanda I. Garces; 6. Radiotherapy as Adjuvant Therapy and Salvage Therapy after Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Jonathan B. Ashman; 7. Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Sandra C. Tomaszek and Dennis A. Wigle; 8. Systemic Therapy for Lung Cell Cancer; Harshita R. Paripati and Helen J. Ross9. Radiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer; Matthew D. Callister; 10. Surgery for Esophageal Cancer; Dawn E. Jaroszewski and JoDee Winter; 11. Systemic Therapy for Esophageal Cancer; Kelly K. Curtis and Helen J. Ross 12. Thymomas; Normal Tissue Toxicity; Sandra C. Tomasczek and Dennis A. Wigle; 13. Normal Tissue Toxicity; Sujay A. Vora "