Light Dosimetry in Tissue: Application to Photoradiation Therapy

  • Daniel R. Doiron
  • Lars O. Svaasand
  • A. Edward Profio
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 160)


Dosimetry in photoradiation therapy (PRT) is an area in need of research and development. If PRT is to be optimized and perfected for routine clinical use, methodology and techniques for predicting and monitoring the therapeutic reaction, e.g., dose, need to be developed.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel R. Doiron
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lars O. Svaasand
    • 3
  • A. Edward Profio
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Physics and Imaging Science, School of MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Clayton Ocular Oncology ProgramChildren’s Hospital of Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3.Division of Physical ElectronicsUniversity of TrondheimTrondheimNorway
  4. 4.Department of Chemical and Nuclear EngineeringUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

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