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Proton and carbon ion therapy.


Proton and carbon ion therapy.

Ed. by C.-M. Charlie Ma and Tony Lomax.

CRC Press


224 pages



Imaging in medical diagnosis and therapy


Researchers and practitioners in medical physics and radiation therapy offer other professionals in those fields a broad and practical guide to proton and carbon ion therapy. They include the physics and radiobiology basics; dosimetry methods and radiation measurements; treatment delivery systems; practical guidance on patient setup, target localization, and treatment planning; and reports on the treatment of pediatric cancers, lymphomas, and various other cancers. Other topics include accelerators for proton and ion therapy, requirements for particle therapy facilities, image-guided therapy, conformal proton therapy, and future prospects for particle therapy.

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Date:Dec 1, 2012
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