Palliative Radiation Oncology
Discusses optimal communication skills for pediatric, adult, and elderly patients.
Contains decision-making algorithms to guide individualized palliative radiation oncology treatment plans.
Reviews all the latest modalities with technical tips and pitfalls.
Covers key procedures such as external beam radiation therapy, intensity modulated radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.
Features step-by-step body site-specific guidelines with integrated symptom and toxicity management.
Covers symptom and symptom-cluster management, including pain and psychosocial or spiritual distress.
Ideal for radiation oncology residents, fellows, and practitioners, as well as medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, and radiation technicians-all clinicians who work in this highly collaborative, team-based specialty.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
|Author Information||Edited by Neha Vapiwala, M.D. , Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Radiation Oncology, Assistant Dean of Students, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ; Joshua Jones, M.D., M.A. , Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Kavita Dharmarajan, M.D. , Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York|
|Table of Content||
SECTION I. FOUNDATIONS/PRINCIPLES OF PALLIATIVE CARE IN ONCOLOGY
Chapter 1: Definition of Palliative Care
Chapter 2: An introduction to Prognostication
Chapter 3: Basic Communication Frameworks
Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Difficult Conversations
Chapter 5: Symptom Management: Pain and Physical Symptoms
Chapter 6: Management of Psychosocial and Spiritual Distress
Chapter 7: Models of Multidisciplinary Management
SECTION II. FOUNDATIONS/PRINCIPLES OF PALLIATIVE RADIATION BY BODY SITE AND MANAGEMENT OF TREATMENT-RELATED TOXICITIES
Chapter 8: Palliative Radiation
Chapter 9: Oligometastases
Chapter 10: Brain: Metastatic and Non-Metastatic
Chapter 11: Head and Neck
Chapter 12: Thorax
Chapter 13: Breast/Chest wall/Skin
Chapter 14: Abdomen
Chapter 15: Pelvis
Chapter 16: Extremities
Chapter 17: Pediatrics: CNS and Non-CNS
Chapter 18: Hematologic Malignancies (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma)
Chapter 19: Bone
Chapter 20: Spine
SECTION III. TECHNIQUES AND MODALITIES
Chapter 21: Selecting Modalities
Chapter 22: Selecting Doses
Chapter 23: Selecting Volume
Chapter 24: "Simple" Techniques for Simulation and Treatment
Chapter 25: Non-Traditional Modalities for Palliation
Chapter 26: Considerations Involving Re-Irradiation
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