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Good rad onc books

Discussion in 'Radiation Oncology' started by libaobao8, Apr 13, 2007.

  1. libaobao8

    libaobao8 Junior Member 5+ Year Member

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    My TY program offers a $250 farewell book allowance that I need to spend before 5/31. Any recommendations on good rad onc books for a PGY2?
     
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  3. radonc

    radonc Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    gunderson & tepper, 2006...most recent book to come out, very readable, a great choice. approx $250

    khan - radiation physics bible $120
    giaccia & hall- radbio bible $100

    ajcc staging manual $30

    other textbooks
    leibel
    perez approx $250+
     
  4. stephew

    stephew SDN Super Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    chuck the bible. i rarely used it except for brachy and a couple of other sections. dont need perez; one compy in the library sufficies. choose leibel or G&T and get Hall. Get Stanton for physics.
     
  5. SimulD

    SimulD Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Is Stanton really enough for the boards? Do the questions on the in-service reflect the actual physics questions? I handled those fairly well. It's way readable, feels like it is written for RTs ...

    G&T is fantastic, but a few chapters are hurting. None of the major texts are perfect, so maybe get two of three if you have the book money. No need to use your own lucre on more than one book.

    -S
     
  6. stephew

    stephew SDN Super Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    was for me along with the raphex but to be fair, Im sure I absorbed some from my physics lectures. So perhaps it depends on that too.
     

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