DescriptionAbout the Radiation Medicine Rounds Series
Radiation Medicine Rounds is a review series providing a thorough analysis of new scientific, technologic, and clinical advances in all areas of radiation medicine. There will be an emphasis throughout on multidisciplinary approaches to the specialty, as well as an emphasis on quality and outcomes analysis. The goal is to provide authoritative, thorough assessment of a wide range of “hot topics” and emerging new data for the entire specialty of radiation medicine.
The first volume of Radiation Medicine Rounds focuses on thoracic malignancies. 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.
This book 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 covering the vast majority of thoracic tumors. The multi-disciplinary nature of the articles provides readers with an up to date summary and a well-rounded review regarding these tumors and their care. Expert authors provide reviews and assessments of the most recent data and its implications for current clinical practice, along with insights into emerging new trends of importance for the near future.
Features of Radiation Medicine Rounds series titles include:
- Editorial board of nationally recognized experts across the spectrum of radiation medicine
- In-depth, up-to-date expert reviews and analysis of major new developments in all areas of Radiation Medicine
- Edited by an authority in specific subject area
- Focuses on major topics in Radiation Medicine with in-depth articles covering advances in radiation science, radiation medicine technology, radiation medicine practice, and assessment of recent quality and outcomes studies.
- Emphasizes multidisciplinary approaches to research and practice
Radiotherapy for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung; Radiotherapy for the Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Radiotherapy for Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer; Radiotherapy for Extensive Stage and Recurrent Small Cell Lung Cancer; Radiotherapy for the Palliation of Lung Cancer; Radiotherapy as Adjuvant Therapy and Salvage Therapy after Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Systemic Therapy for Lung Cell Cancer; Radiotherapy for Esophageal Cancer; Surgery for Esophageal Cancer; Systemic Therapy for Esophageal Cancer; Thymomas; Normal Tissue Toxicity
About the Editors
- Steven E. Schild
Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic
- Charles R. Thomas, Jr., MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University