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Basics of Planning and Management of Patients during Radiation Therapy

A Guide for Students and Practitioners

  • Ashutosh Mukherji

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Approaching a Cancer Patient

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  3. Principles of Application of Radiotherapy

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  4. Use of Other Agents with Radiation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 263-263
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  5. Managing Radiotherapy Complications

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      Pages 299-299
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 391-403

About this book

Introduction

This book summarizes the do’s and don’ts of managing a patient receiving radiotherapy as well as how to manage common day to day situations that one comes across in radiation oncology practice. It serves as a useful guide for radiation oncology practitioners for practical exams. This book offers assistance to young radiotherapists in handling cancer patients.

Keywords

Basics of radiation oncology practice Radiotherapy in cancer management Patient positioning and simulation Brachytherapy Radio-sensitizers and radio-protectors

Authors and affiliations

  • Ashutosh Mukherji
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  1. 1.Department of RadiotherapyRegional Cancer Centre, JIPMERPuducherryIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6659-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-6658-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-6659-7
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