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Title Thoracic malignancies / Steven E. Schild, guest editor
Published New York : Demos Medical Pub., [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (247 pages) : illustrations
Series Radiation medicine rounds ; v. 1, issue 1
Radiation medicine rounds ; v. 1, issue 1
Contents Radiotherapy for early stage non-small cell carcinoma of the lung / Jason A. Call and O. Kenneth Macdonald -- Radiotherapy for the locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer / Kenneth R. Olivier and Yolanda I. Garces -- Radiotherapy for limited stage small cell lung cancer / Steven E. Schild and Walter J. Curran Jr. -- The radiotherapy for extensive-stage and recurrent small cell lung cancer / Steven E. Schild and Walter J. Curran Jr. -- Radiotherapy for the palliation of lung cancer / Yolanda I. Garces -- Radiotherapy as adjuvant therapy and salvage therapy after resection of non-small cell lung cancer / Jonathan B. Ashman -- Surgery for non-small cell lung cancer / Sandra C. Tomaszek and Dennis A. Wigle -- Systemic therapy for lung cancer / Harshita R. Paripati and Helen R. Ross -- Radiotherapy for esophageal cancer / Matthew D. Callister -- Surgery for esophageal cancer / Dawn E. Jaroszewski and JoDee Winter -- Systemic therapy for esophageal cancer / Kelly K. Curtis and Helen J. Ross -- Thymomas / Sandra C. Tomaszek and Dennis A. Wigle -- Normal tissue toxicity / Sujay A. Vora
Summary Thoracic Malignancies:. 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. Thoracic Malignancies addresses the multi-disciplinary nature of the care of these tumors. There is representation from radiation oncology, medical oncology, and surgery ensuring a well-rounded summarization of current practice. Included are chapters on lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and thymomas p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lungs -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy.
Lung Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Esophageal Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Esophageal Neoplasms -- surgery.
Lung Neoplasms -- surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Schild, Steven E.
ISBN 1935281801 (electronic bk.)
9781935281801 (electronic bk.)