The Physics & Technology of Radiation Therapy, 2nd Edition, eBook

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Author:  Patrick N. McDermott and Colin G.Orton
ISBN:  9781930524996
Published:  November 2018 | 870 pp | eBook

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Table of Contents


The Physics & Technology of Radiation Therapy, 2nd Edition



Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Mathematics Review

Chapter 2 Review of Basic Physics

Chapter 3 Atomic Nuclei and Radioactivity

Chapter 4 X-ray Production I: Technology

Chapter 5 X-ray Production II: Basic Physics and Properties of Resulting X-rays

Chapter 6 The Interaction of Radiation with Matter

Chapter 7 Radiation Quantities

Chapter 8 Radiation Detection and Measurement

Chapter 9 Medical Linear Accelerators

Chapter 10 Central Axis Dose Distribution

Chapter 11 Calibration of Megavoltage Photon Beams

Chapter 12 Monitor Unit Calculations

Chapter 13 Dose Distributions in Two and Three Dimensions

Chapter 14 Evaluation of Patient Dose Distributions

Chapter 15 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

Chapter 16 Electron Beam Dosimetry

Chapter 17 Physical Principles of Brachytherapy

Chapter 18 Radiation Protection (with Cheryl Schultz)

Chapter 19 Imaging in Radiation Therapy

Chapter 20 Special Modalities in Radiation Therapy

Chapter 21 Physical Quality Assurance and Safety

Chapter 22 Proton Therapy Physics