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Books for white coat/pocket pc

Discussion in 'Radiation Oncology' started by radonc78, May 8, 2007.

  1. radonc78

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    Hi, I'm about to start my radonc residency. Just wondering which books would be useful to keep in my white coat pocket. I also have a PDA, any advice on good programs/resources to download? Thanks
     
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  3. Thaiger75

    Thaiger75 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Hands down, the best one to get is "Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology" by Eric Hansen.
     
  4. Houston500

    Houston500 New Member 7+ Year Member

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    I heard there is a condensed version of the beaumont notes on pda circulating around....is that true??
     
  5. clintpark

    clintpark Member 7+ Year Member

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    I really like the TNM staging applet for my Palm. I'm not sure if they have one for Pocket PC, though. You can download it from the USC rad onc dept website. Since it is kind of obscure and difficult to find, you can follow this link.

    http://radonc.usc.edu/USCRadOnc/Downloadable/PalmOS/TNM.html
     
  6. bcl2

    bcl2 New Member 10+ Year Member

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    speaking of books, my library is getting rid of a couple. What would be better to buy, a 2004 Perez text or a 2004 Liebel text? I hope I am not invading this post but I didn't think this was worth a new post altogether. Thanks
     
  7. stephew

    stephew SDN Super Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    liebel. perez is best for fields and those are being out of date.
     
  8. Thaiger75

    Thaiger75 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    There is a new Perez coming out. I would get that and the new Gunderson and Tepper.
     
  9. stephew

    stephew SDN Super Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    frankly you dont need every single text; its harder and harder now in the IMRT era. get one basic text that oyu like. In some books some chapters are weak; in those cases simply borrow from the library other texts.

    I never found perez all that useful; the very occasional reference and that was it.
     
  10. cafecaramel

    cafecaramel Junior Member 10+ Year Member

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    hi, i was wondering what are some good books for 3rd year med students starting out in rad onc rotations? the more basic, the better. thanks in advance!
     
  11. radonc

    radonc Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    search old threads ...every year the same questions pop up and people give the same answers...
     

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