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Khan's The Physics of Radiation Therapy
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Khan's The Physics of Radiation Therapy

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Khan, Faiz M.; Gibbons, John P.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-18245-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.67 (Medical Physics)
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This classic full-color text helps the entire radiation therapy team - radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists - develop a thorough understanding of 3D conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), high dose-rate remote afterloaders (HDR), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), and proton beam therapy, as well as the physical concepts underlying treatment planning, treatment delivery, and dosimetry.

- Stay on top of the latest advances in the field with new sections and/or discussions of Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), and the Failure Mode Event Analysis (FMEA) approach to quality assurance.
- Deepen your knowledge of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) through a completely new chapter that covers SBRT in greater detail.
- Expand your visual understanding with new full color illustrations that reflect current practice and depict new procedures.
- Access the authoritative information you need fast through the new companion website which features fully searchable text and an image bank for greater convenience in studying and teaching.

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Khan, Faiz M.; Gibbons, John P.
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-18245-3
  • Specialty:
    Imaging Technology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 624
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.67 (Medical Physics)

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