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Khan's Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology
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Khan's Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Khan, Faiz M.; Gibbons, John P.; Sperduto, Paul W.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-469-88997-9
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 3 (Medical Physics)
  • Score: 2.73 (Radiation Oncology) Doody's Essential Title
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This book is designed to provide a comprehensive discussion of the clinical, physical, and technical aspects of treatment planning.

With the advent of computer technology and medical imaging, treatment planning in radiation oncology has evolved from a way of devising beam arrangements to a sophisticated process whereby imaging scanners are used to define target volume, simulators are used to outline treatment volume, and computers are used to select optimal beam arrangements for treatment.

The intent of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology is to review clinical, physical, and technical aspects of treatment planning and present a contemporary version of the treatment planning process.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Khan, Faiz M.; Gibbons, John P.; Sperduto, Paul W.
  • ISBN: 978-1-469-88997-9
  • Specialty:
    Imaging Technology
    Oncology
    Radiology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4th Ed.
  • Pages: 648
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2016
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 3 (Medical Physics)
    • Score: 2.73 (Radiation Oncology) Doody's Essential Title

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