Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: DeLaney, Thomas F.; Kooy, Hanne M.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176552-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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This volume is the first comprehensive and practical clinical reference on proton and charged particle radiotherapy.

The first half of the book explains the treatment delivery systems used, offers detailed guidance on treatment planning techniques, examines key clinical issues in proton radiotherapy, and reviews recent experience with heavier charged particle radiotherapy. The second half of the book offers ""how-to"" information on treatment of pediatric tumors, lymphomas, and tumors of the central nervous system, eye, skull base, cervical spine, bone and soft tissue, paranasal sinus, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, oral cavity, salivary glands, prostate, lung, gastrointestinal tract, female reproductive tract, and breast. More than 100 full-color illustrations complement the text.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: DeLaney, Thomas F.; Kooy, Hanne M.
ISBN: 978-0-78-176552-7
Specialty:
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Radiology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Illustrations: 193
Year: 2007
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 84

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