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Radiation Therapy in Hematologic Malignancies

An Illustrated Practical Guide

  • Bouthaina Shbib Dabaja
  • Andrea K. Ng

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Stephanie Terezakis, John P. Plastaras
    Pages 1-28
  3. N. George Mikhaeel, Lena Specht
    Pages 29-43
  4. Umberto Ricardi, Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Cristina Piva, Mario Levis
    Pages 55-71
  5. Richard Tsang
    Pages 85-96
  6. Chelsea Pinnix
    Pages 115-127
  7. Andrew Wirth, Chan Yoon Cheah
    Pages 129-141
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 199-203

About this book

Introduction

This book is designed to assist practitioners in managing patients who present with difficult cases of the most common hematological malignancies. The scenarios covered are those that are likely to be encountered in patients with the various forms of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and leukemia. In each of the three sections devoted to these malignancies, multiple cases are presented. The case discussions follow a standard format. A clinical description is followed by a pathological description documenting information relevant to diagnosis and by details of staging work-up, including images. The treatment options are then discussed at length, highlighting relevant literature for each option. Finally, the treatment delivered is identified and images of the planning technique/modality used are provided. This book will be an invaluable aid to decision making for radiation oncologists and will also be of interest for hematologists.

Keywords

Hematological Malignancies Hodgkin’s lymphoma Leukemia Lymphoma Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Radiation Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Bouthaina Shbib Dabaja
    • 1
  • Andrea K. Ng
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TexasMD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteHarvard University Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42615-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42613-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42615-0
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