Since the publication of the first edition of radiotherapy of intraocular and orbital tumors in 1993 the treatment programs for cure have changed from the dominance of surgical resection to the utilization of radiation therapy with preservation of the eye intact and preservation of vision in 2002. Radiotherapy of intraocular and orbital tumors presents a new approach to the role of radiation therapy in the management of ophthalmic cancer the indications for ultrasonography computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging studies are analyzed and treatment techniques together with their results are described for each tumor. It is the most common ocular cancer in adults signs may include a dark spot on the iris blurred vision floaters spots in the field of vision or flashes of light orbital tumors doctors at the ocular oncology service will coordinate patient care with mount sinais radiation oncology and medical oncology services. Get this from a library radiotherapy of intraocular and orbital tumors robert h sagerman winfried e alberti this second edition of radiotherapy of intraocular and orbital tumors provides up to date information on the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the eye and orbit important chapters from the first . Diagnostic imaging plays an important role not only in the pretreatment evaluation of orbital region tumors but also for follow up after treatment in order to monitor tumor response or recurrence ct and mri are generally suitable modalities for posttreatment surveillance of the orbit
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