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Dx/Rx: Head and Neck Cancer

Author(s): Kenneth S. Hu, MD, Attending Radiation Oncologist, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, New York
Robert I. Haddad, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
Adam Jacobson, MD, Beth Israel Hospital, New York, New York
  • ISBN-13: 9780763781651
  • Paperback    118 pages      © 2012
Price: $85.95 US List
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Designed for oncologists, oncology nurses, residents, and other healthcare professionals, Dx/Rx: Head and Neck Cancer is a quick reference guide to the diagnosis and therapy cancer of the head and neck. Tightly organized into an outline-bulleted format and pocket-sized, it offers precise and up-to-date information on treatment approaches. Throughout, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information. Topics include oral cavity cancer, oropharynx, larynx/hypopharynx, sinonasal and thyroid carcinoma, and cancer of the nasopharynx.

Presented in a handy, easy-to-read format, Dx/Rx: Head and Neck Cancer is a must-have guide for use on the ward or in the clinic.

Chapter 1  General Principles of Treatment Approaches and Techniques for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer
Chapter 2  Management of the Neck
Chapter 3  Oral Cavity Cancer
Chapter 4  Oropharynx
Chapter 5  Larynx/Hypopharynx
Chapter 6  Sinonasal Carcinoma
Chapter 7  Management of Thyroid Carcinoma
Chapter 8  Cancer of the Nasopharynx
Chapter 9  Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter 10  Head and Neck Reconstruction

Kenneth S. Hu, MD-Attending Radiation Oncologist, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, New York

Kenneth S. Hu, MD, Co-Director, The Institute for Head and Neck and Thyroid Cancer Director of Radiation Oncology Programs, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary; Attending Physician, Department of Radiation Oncology, Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC) and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center; Asst. Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Hu is a radiation oncologist with special expertise in head and neck brachytherapy and intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). A graduate of Harvard Medical School-MIT, Dr. Hu completed a radiation oncology residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and fellowship training in brachytherapy/stereotactic radiosurgery at BIMC before coming on staff in 1999. A physician-researcher, Dr. Hu directs translational studies and conducts clinical trials that examine a variety of strategies to refine and improve radiation and chemotherapy delivery in head and neck cancer patients.

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Robert I. Haddad, MD-Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Adam Jacobson, MD-Beth Israel Hospital, New York, New York

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