The Physics & Technology of Radiation Therapy, 2nd Edition

The Physics & Technology of Radiation Therapy, 2nd Edition

Author:  Patrick N. McDermott and Colin G.Orton
ISBN:  9781930524989
Published:  November 2018 | 870 pp | Hardcover

Price:   $ 165.00



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Introducing the 2nd edition of our highly respected radiation therapy textbook. It covers the field of radiation physics with a perfect mix of depth, insight, and humor.

The 2nd edition has been guided by the 2018 ASTRO core curriculum for radiation oncology residents. Novice physicists will find the book useful when studying for board exams, with helpful chapter summaries, appendices, and extra end-of-chapter problems and questions. It features new material on digital x-ray imaging, neutron survey meters, flattening-filter free and x-band linacs, biological dose indices, electronic brachytherapy, OSLD, Cerenkov radiation, FMEA, total body irradiation, and more.

This book is also available as an eBook, ISBN #9781930524996