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Radiation oncology : a physicist's-eye view

Author: Michael Goitein
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Radiation Oncology: A Physicist's-Eye View was written for both physicists and medical oncologists with the aim of helping them approach the use of radiation in the treatment of cancer with understanding, confidence, and imagination. The book will let practitioners in one field understand the problems of, and find solutions for, practitioners in the other. It will help them to know "why" certain approaches are  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Goitein
ISBN: 9780387726441 0387726446 9780387726458 0387726454
OCLC Number: 154711960
Notes: "AIP Press"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xi, 330 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Radiation in the treatment of cancer --
Uncertainty --
Mapping anatomy --
Designing a treatment beam --
Biology matters --
Designing a treatment plan --
Motion management --
Planning manually --
IMRT and optimization --
Proton therapy in water --
Proton therapy in the patient --
Quality assurance --
Confidence.
Series Title: Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering.
Responsibility: Michael Goitein.
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The papers collected in this hugely useful volume cover the principle physical and biological aspects of radiation therapy and in addition, address practical clinical considerations in the planning  Read more...

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