Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology

Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology

Issam El Naqa (University of Michigan, USA)
Projected Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 311
ISBN13: 9781522530855|ISBN10: 1522530851|EISBN13: 9781522530862|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3085-5

Description

Cancer is a leading cause of death that affects numerous people at every age and their relatives. In recent years, there has been a tremendous advancement in imaging and biotechnology technologies and techniques for aiding in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology provides research on recent advances in oncology aiming to improve early detection and personalized treatment of cancer. While highlighting applied methods of therapy, such as body radiotherapy, chemoradiotherapy, and immunotherapy, readers learn about the transforming approach to oncology in modern medicine and new technologies used to diagnose and treat cancer. This book is an important resource for medical trainees, graduate students, active practitioners, researchers, and clinical scientists seeking current research on oncology trends and applications.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Body Radiotherapy
  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Epigenetic Signatures
  • Immunotherapy
  • Medical Imaging
  • Radiomics

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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