Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Thoracic Malignancies addresses the multi-disciplinary nature of the care of these tumors, including representation from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and surgery ensuring a well-rounded summarization of current practice.
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.
This monograph includes 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 "hot topics" and emerging new data for the entire specialty of radiation medicine.