Practical Radiotherapy & Chemotherapy Planning

This book is a comprehensive guide to radiotherapy and chemotherapy providing clinicians with the most up to date thinking and latest advances in the field.



Divided into five sections, the book begins with an overview of radiotherapy, its planning and techniques, followed by chapters on radiobiology explaining how radiotherapy works in the treatment of cancer. Les mer
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This book is a comprehensive guide to radiotherapy and chemotherapy providing clinicians with the most up to date thinking and latest advances in the field.



Divided into five sections, the book begins with an overview of radiotherapy, its planning and techniques, followed by chapters on radiobiology explaining how radiotherapy works in the treatment of cancer.



The next section explains the concepts of chemotherapy and common drugs, followed by detailed discussion on the planning and application of both radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of many different types of cancer.



The final part of the book explains general management in oncology, covering the role of steroids and antacids, bleeding and anaemia, and treatment of pain.







Key Points





Comprehensive guide to radiotherapy and chemotherapy
Discusses planning and application of both treatment methods
Covers numerous different types of cancer
Includes more than 300 images, diagrams and tables

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Section 1: Concepts of Radiotherapy and Its Planning






Radioactivity

Measurement of Radiation Dose

Principles of Radiation Therapy

Time Dose and Fractionation in Radiotherapy

Radiation Planning

Basic Radiology for Radiation Oncologist

Emergency Radiotherapy

Radio Frequency Abalation

Effects of Radiation on Normal Human Tissues

Latest Radiotherapy Techniques

Imaging in Oncology

Radiation Oncologist with Benign Tumors







Section 2: Concepts of Radiobiology






Radiobiology of Radiation Absorption

DNA Strand Break on Radiation

Oxygen Effect and Reoxygenation

Linear Energy Transfer and Relative Biological effect

Cell Survival Curve

Repair of Radiation Damage and Dose Rate Effect

Radiosensitive of Cell and Cell Cycle

Radiosensatizers

Radioprotectors

Brachytherapy and Endocuritherapy







Section 3: Concepts of Chemotherapy and Common Drugs






Concepts of Chemotherapy

Chemotheraputic Drugs

Targeted Cancer Therapy

New Hope with Gene Therapy

Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Hormone Treatment in Cancer







Section 4: Common Cancers and Its Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy Planning






Head and Neck Cancer

Breast Cancer

Palliative Treatments in Breast Cancer

Management of Cervical Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Nasophyranx Cancer

Lung Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

Hogkins Lymphoma

Non-Hodkins Lymphoma

Multiple Myeloma

Testicular Cancer

Urinary Bladder Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Kidney Cancer

Gastric Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Pancrease Cancer

Neuroendocrine Tumor

Esophageal Cancer

Anal Canal Cancer

Gall Bladder Cancer

Skin Cancer

Osteosarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Larynx Cancer

Brain Tumor

Leukemia

Paediatric Oncology

Thyroid Cancer







Section 5: General Management in Oncology






Role of Steroids in Cancer

Role of Antacids in Cancer

Management of Bleeding in Cancer

Anaemia in Cancer

Management of Cancer Pain







Bibliography







Index

Om forfatteren

Mirza Qaiser Baig MOBC MD

Associate Professor and Head, Department of Radiation Oncology, BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India