By Carlos A. Perez MD, Srinivasan Vijayakumar MD (auth.), Seymour H. Levitt MD, James A. Purdy PhD (eds.)
This booklet, now in its fourth version, is exclusive in detailing intensive the technological foundation of radiation treatment. in comparison with the former version, all chapters were rewritten and up-to-date. furthermore, new chapters were incorporated on a variety of themes, together with using imaging in therapy making plans, moment malignant neoplasms because of irradiation, and caliber insurance in radiation oncology. The booklet is split into sections. the 1st covers easy suggestions in therapy making plans, together with crucial physics, and explains a few of the methods to radiation treatment, akin to intensity-modulated radiation treatment, tomotherapy, and low and high dose price brachytherapy. the second one half records the sensible medical purposes of those strategies within the therapy of alternative cancers. all the chapters were written via leaders within the box. This e-book will serve to show and acquaint academics, scholars and practitioners within the numerous fields of oncology with the fundamental technological elements and methods in radiation therapy.
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