By Thomas F. DeLaney MD, Hanne M. Kooy MD
This quantity is the 1st complete and sensible scientific reference on proton and charged particle radiotherapy. the 1st half the booklet explains the therapy supply platforms used, bargains specified counsel on remedy making plans thoughts, examines key scientific matters in proton radiotherapy, and experiences contemporary event with heavier charged particle radiotherapy. the second one 1/2 the e-book bargains "how-to" details on remedy of pediatric tumors, lymphomas, and tumors of the valuable anxious approach, eye, cranium base, cervical backbone, bone and smooth tissue, paranasal sinus, nasal hollow space, nasopharynx, oropharynx, oral hollow space, salivary glands, prostate, lung, gastrointestinal tract, lady reproductive tract, and breast. greater than a hundred full-color illustrations supplement the textual content.
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