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Radiotherapy Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy
by Thomas F. DeLaney

Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy is the first comprehensive and practical clinical reference on proton and charged particle radiotherapy.

The first half of Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy:

  • explains the treatment delivery systems used
  • offers detailed guidance on treatment planning techniques
  • examines key clinical issues in proton radiotherapy
  • reviews recent experience with heavier charged particle radiotherapy

The second half offers "how-to" information on treatment of :

  • pediatric tumors
  • lymphomas
  • tumors of the central nervous system
  • cervical spine
  • bone and soft tissue
  • and much more.

More than 100 full-color illustrations complement Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy.

Contents

  1. History of Charged Particle Radiotherapy
  2. Radiobiology of Charged Particles
  3. Facility Design
  4. Particle Accelerators
  5. Treatment Delivery Systems
  6. Quality Assurance for Proton Therapy
  7. Patient Positioning and Set-Up Verification for Planning and Treatment
  8. Treatment Planning
  9. Clinical Issues in Proton Radiotherapy
  10. Overview of Experience with Heavier Charged Particle Radiotherapy
  11. Pediatric Tumors
  12. Central Nervous System
  13. Eye
  14. Skull Base and Cervical Spine
  15. Bone and Soft Tissue
  16. Head and Neck
  17. Prostate
  18. Lung
  19. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  20. Gynecologic Carcinoma
  21. Breast
  22. Potential Role of Proton Therapy in the Management of Lymphoma

Index

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Proton and Charged Particle Radiotherapy
by Thomas F. DeLaney
2006 234 pages $178.00 + shipping
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