#32 Integrating New Technologies into the Clinic: Monte Carlo and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

#32 Integrating New Technologies into the Clinic: Monte Carlo and Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

Author:  Bruce H. Curran, James M. Balter, and Indrin J. Chetty, Program Directors
ISBN:  9781930524330      ISBN10:  1930524331
Published:  2006 | 736 pp  | Hardcover

Price:   $ 95.00


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Illustrated with tables and figures (B&W). Includes index.

While numerous technical developments are proceeding in the field of radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy and the Monte Carlo method have recently attracted much attention. These two topics, covered in this book from sessions presented at the 2006 AAPM Summer School, present significant changes in the influence of technology on the practice of radiation oncology. This text will serve as a valuable reference for physicists who seek to further integrate Monte Carlo and image-guidance techniques into clinical practice.

This book is also available as an eBook, ISBN #9781936366507