The Physics of Radiation Therapy

Author(s): 
Faiz M. Khan PhD
John P. Gibbons PhD
Edition notes: 
5th edition
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Dr. Khan's classic textbook on radiation oncology physics is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition. It provides the entire radiation therapy team—radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists—with a thorough understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies, including 3D-CRT, stereotactic radiotherapy, HDR, IMRT, IGRT, and proton beam therapy. These technologies are discussed along with the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry.

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