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Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: A Practical Approach to Guide Treatment of Brain and Spine Tumors

1st Edition

Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. Sheehan
January 14, 2020

The recent development of hypofractionated stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT), which calls for one to five fractions of high-dose radiation to be administered using special equipment, has resulted in the need for education on practice guidelines. Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic...

Clinical 3D Dosimetry in Modern Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Ben Mijnheer
December 12, 2019

This book provides a first comprehensive summary of the basic principles, instrumentation, methods, and clinical applications of three-dimensional dosimetry in modern radiation therapy treatment. The presentation reflects the major growth in the field as a result of the widespread use of more...

Understanding Radiation Biology: From DNA Damage to Cancer and Radiation Risk

1st Edition

Kenneth Chadwick
December 02, 2019

This book provides a qualitative and quantitative exploration of the action of radiation on living matter which leads to a complete and coherent interpretation of radiation biology. It takes readers from radiation-induced molecular damage in the nucleus of the cell and links this damage to cellular...

A Practical Guide to Peritoneal Malignancy: The PMI Manual

1st Edition

Tom Cecil, John Bunni, Akash Mehta
November 19, 2019

Peritoneal malignancy is a rapidly growing field within surgical oncology. National and International treatment programmes and training curricula are being established worldwide to co-ordinate treatment and management of these challenging clinical problems. A large body of evidence now exists, but...

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications

1st Edition

Sheeba Varghese Gupta, Yashwant V Pathak
November 11, 2019

Dietary supplements and nutraceuticals such as Vitamin A and D, Omega-3 and probiotics are used as part of the cancer treatment as complimenting the main therapy. Several Nutraceuticals have shown to boost the immune responses, while emerging clinical studies and other research suggests that some...

Practical Cardio-Oncology

1st Edition

Susan F. Dent
October 16, 2019

This book takes a holistic view of the treatment of cardio-oncology patients, from evaluating those at high risk of developing cardio-toxicity, guidance for monitoring and managing patients during therapy to cardiac care of cancer survivors. Throughout, this book utilizes the latest research and...

The Art of Breaking Bad News Well

1st Edition

Jalid Sehouli
September 11, 2019

As Head of Oncological Surgery and the Gynecology Clinic at Berlin’s Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jalid Sehouli is one of the world’s leading cancer specialists. Every day, he experiences situations in which conversations take on a life-or-death significance. Delivering bad news is one of...

Synopsis of Key Gynecologic Oncology Trials

1st Edition

Malte Renz, Elisabeth Diver, Whitfield Growdon, Oliver Dorigo
August 27, 2019

This text is a fast and convenient overview of the clinical trials in gynecologic cancer treatment, setting out the evidence base of treatment decisions in uterine, ovarian, cervical and vulval cancers and gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. Residents and fellows will find this book an...

Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Epidemiology

1st Edition

Jennifer L. Kelsey, Nancy G. Hildreth
August 27, 2019

Published in 1983: It is the authors’ intent to provide an overview of the state of knowledge of the epidemiology of cancers of the breast, corpus uteri, ovary, cervix uteri, vulva, and vagina as of the end of 1981....

Cell and Molecular Biology of Colon Cancer

1st Edition

Leonard H. Augenlicht
August 27, 2019

Published in 1989: The volume begins with a description of cell types and possible lineage in the normal colon by Colony, a subject one would be hard pressed to find reviewed elsewhere, especially in as incisive a manner....

Chemical Carcinogens & Dna: Volume 2

1st Edition

Philip L. Grover
August 27, 2019

First published in 1979, Chemical Carcinogenesis and DNA is an essential guide to the relationship between mutagens, carcinogens and our own genetic makeup. Covering a range of associated topics, this volume provides information that would prove most beneficial for practitioners of medicine and...

Malignant Cell Secretion

1st Edition

Velibor Krsmanovic, James F. Whitfield
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1990, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the nature of cells. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, pictures, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, Microbiology, and other practitioners in their...