Head and Neck Cancer

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Heron, Dwight; Tishler, Roy; Thomas, Charles Jr.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-1-93-628736-9

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Addresses a wide range of topics under the broad heading of head and neck oncology.

Head and Neck Cancer addresses a wide range of topics under the broad heading of head and neck oncology. In the initial section, the authors address therapeutic approaches with chapters on current and future treatments. Coverage is extensive and includes articles on IMRT, combined modality treatments, the use of targeted agents in conjunction with chemotherapy, the use of transoral robotic surgery followed by postoperative radiation therapy, and the use of particle therapy.

The second section addresses issues of health services and covers palliative care, how to assess toxicity in patients, and issues of interpreting and integrating classic study data into treatment decisions. The third section examines the factors influencing clinical decisions ranging including biomarkers and image guidance.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Heron, Dwight; Tishler, Roy; Thomas, Charles Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-93-628736-9
Specialty:
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 184
Year: 2011

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