his comprehensive, multidisciplinary text
addresses all aspects of head and neck cancer and represents a wide
spectrum of specialists, including surgical, radiation, and medical
oncologists, dentists, pathologists, radiologists, and nurses. The book
focuses on a two-part approach to treatment that maximizes the chance
for a cure while maintaining a strong emphasis on quality of life.
Third Edition's updated techniques section includes new radiation
techniques such as IMRT and IGRT and new endoscopic and laser surgical
techniques. Other highlights include a new chapter on reconstructive
techniques; significant updates to all site-specific chapters; updates
on chemoprevention and molecular targeting; and discussions of new
imaging modalities such as fused PET/CT.