Radiotherapy and Brachytherapy

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Introduction to Radiotherapy

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-9

      Fundamental Radiobiology and its Application to Radiation Oncology

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 11-27

      Accuracy Strategies in Radiotherapy

  3. X-Rays Teletherapy

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-55

      Dosimetry for Photon and Electron Radiation

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 57-70

      Nomenclature in Radiotherapy

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 71-79

      Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 81-85

      Radiotherapy Accidents

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-94

      Clinical Applications of 3-D Conformal Radiotherapy

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 95-106

      Treatment Planning: IMRT Optimization — Basic and Advanced Techniques

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-112

      Treatment Planning: Stereotactic Treatment Techniques

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-125

      Image Guided Radiotherapy

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 127-133

      Clinical Use of 3-D Image Registration

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 135-140

      Geometrical Uncertainties in Radiotherapy

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-161

      Delivery of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Including Compensation for Organ Motion

  4. Hadrontherapy

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 165-171

      Hadrontherapy: Cancer Treatment With Proton and Carbon Beams

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 173-181

      Proton Therapy

  5. Brachytherapy

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 185-193

      Photon Sources for Brachytherapy

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-208

      Calibration of Photon Sources for Brachytherapy

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 209-218

      Cancer of the Cervix: Examples of BT Treatment Techniques

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 219-225

      Paris System for Interstitial Brachytherapy

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 227-237

      Solid State Detectors for Quality Assurance in Brachytherapy

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 251-256

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