This book is a comprehensive guide to radiotherapy and chemotherapy providing clinicians with the most up to date thinking and latest advances in the field.
Divided into five sections, the book begins with an overview of radiotherapy, its planning and techniques, followed by chapters on radiobiology explaining how radiotherapy works in the treatment of cancer.
The next section explains the concepts of chemotherapy and common drugs, followed by detailed discussion on the planning and application of both radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of many different types of cancer.
The final part of the book explains general management in oncology, covering the role of steroids and antacids, bleeding and anaemia, and treatment of pain.
Comprehensive guide to radiotherapy and chemotherapyDiscusses planning and application of both treatment methodsCovers numerous different types of cancerIncludes more than 300 images, diagrams and tables