ACUTE SIDE EFFECTS OF RADIATION THERAPY: A GUIDE TO MANAGEMENT

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ACUTE SIDE EFFECTS OF RADIATION THERAPY: A GUIDE TO MANAGEMENT
Author: AINAZ SOURATI
ISBN: 9783319559490
Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY
Category: MEDICAL BOOKS | RADIOLOGY / IMAGING
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BookCover: Hard Cover
Number Of Pages: 217
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Edition No: 1

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Summarizes the main features of each acute side effect of radiation therapy Equips the reader to implement optimal management based on the latest evidence Offers an easy-to-use practical reference, ideal for consultation during clinical routine This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing on the latest available evidence and highlighting key details of importance in clinical routine. The introduction of new radiation therapy techniques such as 3D conformal radiation therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy, and image-guided radiation therapy has reduced normal tissue doses and, accordingly, treatment complications. Nevertheless, a significant percentage of patients still experience acute side effects, in part because the thr

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