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Precision Radiation Oncology
by Bruce G. Haffty and Sharad Goyal
contributions by Charles B Simone, Min-Ying Lydia Su, Vivek Verma, James B Yu, Sanjay Aneja, Randall J Kimple, Zachary S Morris, Ke Nie, Rahul R Parikh, Ryan Rhome and Stephen A Rosenberg
Rutgers University Press, 2018
eISBN: 978-0-8135-9256-5 | Paper: 978-0-8135-8596-3
Library of Congress Classification RC271.R3P725 2018

Precision medicine is a rapidly-evolving field in the management of cancer. The use of novel molecular or genetic signatures in local-regional management is still in its infancy. Precision Radiation Oncology demystifies this state-of-the-art research and technology. 

By describing current existing clinical and pathologic features, and focusing on the ability to improve outcomes in cancer using radiation therapy, this book discusses incorporating novel genomic- or biology-based biomarkers in the treatment of patients moving radiation oncology into precision/personalized medicine. Precision Radiation Oncology provides readers with an overview of the new developments of precision medicine in radiation oncology, further advancing the integration of new research findings into individualized radiation therapy and its clinical applications.  
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