Particle Radiotherapy

Emerging Technology for Treatment of Cancer

  • Arabinda Kumar Rath
  • Narayan Sahoo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Arabinda Kumar Rath
    Pages 1-6
  3. Emma Pearson, Willem Kleeven, Vincent Nuttens, Simon Zaremba, Jarno Van de Walle, Eric Forton et al.
    Pages 21-35
  4. A. Mazal, N. Fournier-Bidoz, F. Goudjil, S. Delacroix, C. Nauraye, L. DeMarzi et al.
    Pages 59-75
  5. Narayan Sahoo, Gabriel O. Sawakuchi, Michael T. Gillin, Xiaorong R. Zhu
    Pages 77-94
  6. Marco Schwarz, Carlo Algranati, Lamberto Widesott, Paolo Farace, Stefano Lorentini, Roberto Righetto et al.
    Pages 95-110
  7. Hanne Kooy
    Pages 111-126
  8. Oliver Jäkel
    Pages 127-137
  9. Antony Lomax
    Pages 169-194

About this book


The results of decades of research and development are providing compelling evidence about the efficacy of radiation therapy with proton and carbon ion beams to achieve superior complication free tumor control leading to a world-wide rapid growth in their clinical use. This book contains comprehensive reviews of the state of the art of the technology and physics of heavy charge particle therapy by the experts from the leading cancer centers of world that will be valuable as a practical guide for radiation therapy professionals interested in these modalities.


Heavy and light ions precision targeted treatment Particle therapy Photon therapy Protontherapy Single Field Uniform Dose (SFUD)

Editors and affiliations

  • Arabinda Kumar Rath
    • 1
  • Narayan Sahoo
    • 2
  1. 1.Hemalata Hospitals and Research CenterBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radiation PhysicsUniversity of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, TXUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-81-322-2621-5
  • Online ISBN 978-81-322-2622-2
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