ABOUT THIS BOOK
- MCQ format with complementary oral exam questions, designed to meet the needs of a wide range of examinees
- Covers the essential aspects of radiation physics, radiobiology, and clinical radiation oncology
- Individual chapters on tumors at different body sites
This book, arranged in an MCQ format complemented by oral exam questions, is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of examinees. Essential aspects of radiation physics, radiobiology, and clinical radiation oncology are well covered. Tumors at different sites are addressed in a series of individual chapters, and further chapters are devoted to lymphomas and total body irradiation, pediatric tumors, and rare tumors and benign diseases. The answer keys provide clear explanations for both the correct answers and incorrect statements.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Clinical oncology - Multiple choice questions - Radiation Oncology - Radiation physics - Radiobiology
Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Radiology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Radiation Physics.
- Clinical Radiation Oncology.
- Central Nervous System Tumors.
- Head and Neck Cancers.
- Lung Cancer.
- Breast Cancer.
- Genitourinary System Cancers.
- Gynecological Cancers.
- Gastrointestinal System Cancers.
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma.
- Skin Cancer.
- Lymphomas and Total Body Irradiation.
- Pediatric Tumors.
- Rare tumors and Benign Diseases.
Murat Beyzadeoglu graduated from Cerrahpaşa Medical School at the University of Istanbul before going on to specialize in radiation oncology. He worked for 3 years at the Department of Clinical Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and then became an Assistant Professor at Gulhane Military Medical School in Ankara. After working as the Turkish National Military Representative at SHAPE Medical Center, Mons, Belgium and the Jules Bordet Cancer Institute in Brussels, he became first Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor, and finally Professor and Chairman in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Gulhane Military Medical School. From 2004 to 2008 he also served as President of the Balkan Military Medical Committee. Professor Beyzadeoglu was the co-editor of a previous Springer book, Basic Radiation Oncology, and has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
Ugur Selek graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (English Group) in 1997 and went on to obtain ECFMG Certification in the USA. In 2001 he completed his Residency in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and then became a Clinical Fellow at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In 2003 he returned to the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and subsequently became first an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor. Since 2009 he has been an Associate Professor at the M.D. Anderson Radiation Oncology Center at the American Hospital-Istanbul and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Selek is the author of more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as several book chapters.
Gökhan Özyigit graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine (English Group) in 1996 and then obtained ECFMG Certification in the USA. He later became a Fellow at the Departments of Radiation Oncology at Washington University and University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. In 2004 he was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hacettepe University and in 2006 became an Associate Professor there. Dr. Özyigit is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Hematology and Oncology (as Managing Coordinator), The Open Journal of Breast Cancer, and the Chinese Journal of Clinical Medicine. He is a reviewer or advisor for a number of other journals, co-editor of three previous books, and author of almost 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals.