Principles and Management of Cancer provides oncologists with the latest information
on modern techniques for the treatment of various cancers. The book covers emerging
technologies and new research in oncology, ensuring it is fully up to date with
the latest advances in the field.
Comprised of 25 chapters, topics range from lasers in head and neck cancers, to central nervous system and eye tumours. Chapters on soft tissue sarcoma, radiation pathology, emergencies in oncology, and paediatric tumours feature information on emerging technologies in these areas.
With full colour images and illustrations throughout, Principles and Management of Cancer is a comprehensive resource covering everything from imaging, emergencies and nutrition, to new drug discoveries and clinical trials.
• Comprehensive resource on cancer, with the latest on current developments in the field
• Focuses on new research and technologies
• Full colour images and illustrations throughout
Foreword 1. Radiobiology of Radiation Therapy 2. Radiation Pathology of Radiation Therapy 3. Brachytherapy and its Applications 4. Newer Techniques in Radiation Therapy 5. Lasers in Head and Neck Cancers 6. Emergencies in Cancer 7. Diet/Nutrition in a Cancer Patient 8. CNS and Spinal Tumours 9. Head and Neck Cancers-Surgical Aspects 10. Head and Neck Cancers- Radiation Therapy Aspects 11. Principles of Breast Cancer Surgery 12. Management of Breast Cancer-Radiation and Adjuvant Therapy 13. Lung Cancer 14. Cancers of Esophagus, Stomach and Anorectum 15. Pancreatic Cancers-Surgical Aspects 16. Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Cancers-Radiation Therapy and Adjuvant Therapy 17. Radiation in Hematological Malignancies-Leukaemias and Lymphomas 18. Pediatric Cancers 19. Gynaecological Cancers 20. Prostate Cancer-Radiation Therapy and Adjuvant Therapy 21. Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer 22. Eye Tumours 23. Soft Tissue Sarcoma 24. Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials 25. Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy (Linear Accelerators/Cyberknife and Brachytherapy)
Chairperson – Radiation Oncology, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India