Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment

Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment

Pages: 328

Publisher: Wiley

Year of Publication: 2019

Author(s) : Pam Cherry (Editor), Angela M. Duxbury (Editor)

Book Description:

Now in its third edition, Practical Radiotherapy continues to keep pace with current and emerging technologies, patient pathways, and the rapidly expanding role of therapeutic radiographers.

Extensively revised and updated, this accessible book examines all the essential aspects of radiotherapy, from the physics and mathematics of radiation beams, to in-depth descriptions of the equipment used by radiotherapy practitioners, to new and expanded coverage of MR-linac and Halcyon technology, proton therapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, sealed-source verification and quality assurance for MV equipment.

    Covers all the core information essential to radiotherapy practice
    Describes the major aspects of therapeutic radiography in a practical context
    Includes images, diagrams, supplemental reading suggestions and more radiotherapy-specific examples
    Features expanded coverage of legislation, advanced treat...

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