Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Learn everything you need to know about radiation therapy with the only comprehensive text written for radiation therapy students by radiation therapists. This book is designed to help you understand cancer management, improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. This edition features enhanced learning tools and thoroughly updated content, including three new chapters to inform you of increasingly important technologies and practices. The up-to-date and authoritative coverage of this text make it a resource you'll want to consult throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Complete coverage of radiation therapy provides all introductory content plus the full scope of information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Contributions from a broad range of practitioners bring you the expertise of radiation therapists, physicians, nurses, administrators, and educators who are part of cancer management teams. Chapters on image guided radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and CT simulation keep you up-to-date with emerging technologies. Color inserts show significant procedures and imaging technologies clearly.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy E Book

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy   E Book

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy E Book

The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.

Washington and Leaver s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Washington and Leaver s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Washington and Leaver s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Get a meaningful foundation in radiation therapy with the only text that's actually written by radiation therapists themselves! With its problem-based approach, Washington & Leaver's: Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 5th Edition helps you truly understand cancer management, improve your clinical techniques, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. Plus, with its new full-color design and up-to-date content that spans chemotherapy techniques, radiation safety, post-image manipulation techniques, and more; this fifth edition gives you all the tools you need to succeed in both coursework and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy?includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines and summaries in each chapter help you organize information and ensure you understand what is most important. End-of-chapter questions and questions to ponder provide opportunity for review and greater challenge. Bolded and defined key terms are highlighted at first mention in the text and included in an expanded glossary. Spotlight boxes highlight concepts and offer the most important information as it appears in the chapters. NEW! Full color design enhances imagery throughout the book as well as augments overall learning. NEW! Updated chemotherapy section includes additional cancer biology terms and principles?to provide the essential information needed for clinical success. NEW! Updated coverage of?post-image manipulation techniques?includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW! Revised section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams?addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. NEW! The latest ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership content ensure you are up to date on the latest best practices in the field overall.

Perez Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez   Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Inside the Sixth Edition of this now-classic reference, you will discover encyclopedic coverage of topics ranging from basic science to sophisticated computer-based radiation therapy treatment planning and supportive care. The book’s comprehensive scope and abundantly illustrated format provide you with better understanding of the natural history of cancer, the physical methods of radiation application, the effects of radiation on normal tissues, and the most judicious ways in which you can employ radiation therapy in patient care. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, now it comes with a completely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling! NEW to the Sixth Edition... • Site-specific chapters include relevant background information on each tumor—including epidemiology, pathology, diagnostic work-up, prognostic factors, treatment techniques, applications of surgery and chemotherapy, end results, and more. • Over 1,400 full-color illustrations highlight key concepts in tumor pathogenesis, diagnosis, and targeted radiation therapy. • Increased emphasis on new approaches and technologies improve your understanding of three-dimensional treatment planning, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, combined modality therapy, and particle therapy. • Greater emphasis on palliative and supportive care reflects the role of radiation treatment in non-curative roles. • New editors and contributors let you benefit from their decades of experience. • Digital version includes the complete text, index-based search, note sharing, regular content updates integrated into the text, and much more.

Perez and Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez and Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez and Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

The thoroughly updated fifth edition of this landmark work has been extensively revised to better represent the rapidly changing field of radiation oncology and to provide an understanding of the many aspects of radiation oncology. This edition places greater emphasis on use of radiation treatment in palliative and supportive care as well as therapy.

Washington Leaver s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy E Book

Washington   Leaver   s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy E Book

Washington Leaver s Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy E Book

Get a meaningful foundation in radiation therapy with the only text that’s actually written by radiation therapists themselves! With its problem-based approach, Washington & Leaver’s: Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 5th Edition helps you truly understand cancer management, improve your clinical techniques, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. Plus, with its new full-color design and up-to-date content that spans chemotherapy techniques, radiation safety, post-image manipulation techniques, and more; this fifth edition gives you all the tools you need to succeed in both coursework and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines and summaries in each chapter help you organize information and ensure you understand what is most important. End-of-chapter questions and questions to ponder provide opportunity for review and greater challenge. Bolded and defined key terms are highlighted at first mention in the text and included in an expanded glossary. Spotlight boxes highlight concepts and offer the most important information as it appears in the chapters. NEW! Full color design enhances imagery throughout the book as well as augments overall learning. NEW! Updated chemotherapy section includes additional cancer biology terms and principles to provide the essential information needed for clinical success. NEW! Updated coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW! Revised section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. NEW! The latest ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership content ensure you are up to date on the latest best practices in the field overall.

Perez Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez   Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Perez Brady s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. For more than 30 years, Perez and Brady's Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology has been the must-have standard reference for radiation oncologists and radiation oncology residents who need a comprehensive text covering both the biological and physical science aspects of this complex field as well as disease site-specific information on the integrated, multidisciplinary management of patients with cancer. The book has established itself as the discipline’s "text-of-record," belonging on the shelf of all of those working in the field. The Seventh Edition continues this tradition of excellence with extensive updates throughout, many new chapters, and more than 1,400 full-color illustrations that highlight key concepts in tumor pathogenesis, diagnosis, and targeted radiation therapy.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

The 2nd edition of Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy is a comprehensive, affordable, resource that covers all of the relevant information in one volume. The first unit, Introduction to Radiation Therapy, presents the foundation of knowledge needed to understand and build on important concepts. The second unit, Physics, Simulation and Treatment Planning, explores the different treatment procedures and supporting information. Unit 3, Practical Applications, discusses various types of cancer and the body systems affected. Excellent pedagogical features throughout the book include outlines and a list of key terms at the beginning of each chapter, as well as review questions and critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter.