Now in its second edition, this practical guide to clinical radiation oncology is the ideal pocket companion for the practicing physician during rounds and other clinical settings. Organized by site-specific diseases, chapters present the must-know key points, including treatment options by stage, technical considerations, and important items for follow-up. Clinical pearls and tables covering treatment options, dose constraints, side effects, target delineations, and treatment planning complete each chapter.
The pocket guide includes updates to all chapters and covers topics new to this edition, such as oligometastatic disease, benign indications, and a chapter dedicated to proton therapy considerations. Written in outline format, Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology takes an efficient and no-frills approach to fundamental topics in the field, making it the perfect reference for a quick review for the board exam or MOC and even serving as a handy reference during a case review at a tumor board.
• Chapters conclude with a list of selected, summarized studies relevant to the disease
• Provides essential, quick reference appendices on radiation therapy symptom management, normal tissue tolerance constraints, and radiation therapy and new systemic agents
• 54 disease-based chapters make it easy to find sites without having to sift through dense, broad text
• Includes digital access to the fully downloadable eBook