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Basic Radiotherapy Physics and Biology

Authors: Chang, D.S., Lasley, F., Das, I.J., Mendonca, M.S., Dynlacht, J.R.

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  • ​Easy-to-read handbook covering the physics and biology of radiation therapy
  • Reviews to topics included on the radiation oncology, medical dosimetry, and radiation therapy board exams
  • Presents concepts in a step-by-step format featuring mnemonics, cartoons, and rules of thumb
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About this book

This book is a concise and well-illustrated review of the physics and biology of radiation therapy intended for radiation oncology residents, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, and physicists. It presents topics that are included on the Radiation Therapy Physics and Biology examinations and is designed with the intent of presenting information in an easily digestible format with maximum retention in mind. The inclusion of mnemonics, rules of thumb, and reader-friendly illustrations throughout the book help to make difficult concepts easier to grasp. Basic Radiotherapy Physics and Biology is a valuable reference for students and prospective students in every discipline of radiation oncology.

About the authors

David S. Chang, MD, MS

Department of Radiation Oncology

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Regional Cancer Center 

Lake Charles, LA, USA

Foster D. Lasley, MD

Department of Radiation Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN, USA  

Indra J. Das, PhD, FACR, FASTRO

Department of Radiation Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN, USA    

Marc S. Mendonca, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Joseph R. Dynlacht, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Table of contents (32 chapters)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-06841-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Basic Radiotherapy Physics and Biology
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-06841-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-06841-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 348
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 147 illustrations in colour
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