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February 28, 2001

Radiation OncologyClinical Radiation Oncology

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001American Medical Association

JAMA. 2001;285(8):1073. doi:10.1001/jama.285.8.1073

Another weighty, multiauthored text on the underlying basic science and techniques of radiation treatment for cancer is at hand. This one, edited by two internationally known authorities on the subject, competes with and complements the estimable works edited by Leibel and Phillips in 1998 and by Perez and Brady the same year, the latter now in its third edition.

One is entitled to ask: what need is there for such duplication (if, indeed, duplication it is)? Changes in treatment protocols and updates in clinical cancer outcomes seem to come at us almost daily, to judge by abstracts from cancer conferences and by the newspapers, let alone the learned scientific journals that deal with cancer care.

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