Basic Clinical Radiobiology

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Joiner, Michael C.; van der Kogel, Albert J.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-44-417963-7

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Basic Clinical Radiobiology is a concise but comprehensive textbook setting out the essentials of the science and clinical application of radiobiology for those seeking accreditation in radiation oncology, clinical radiation physics, and radiation technology.

Fully revised and updated to keep abreast of current developments in radiation biology and radiation oncology, this fifth edition continues to present in an interesting way the biological basis of radiation therapy, discussing the basic principles and significant developments that underlie the latest attempts to improve the radiotherapeutic management of cancer.

This new edition is highly illustrated with attractive 2-colour presentation and now includes new chapters on stem cells, tissue response and the convergence of radiotherapy, radiobiology, and physics. It will be invaluable for FRCR (clinical oncology) and equivalent candidates, SpRs (and equivalent) in radiation oncology, practicing radiation oncologists and radiotherapists, as well as radiobiologists and radiotherapy physicists.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Joiner, Michael C.; van der Kogel, Albert J.
ISBN: 978-1-44-417963-7
Specialty:
Radiology
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 350
Illustrations: 229
Year: 2018

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