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Principles of radiation oncology

Jim Cassidy, Donald Bissett, Roy A.J. Spence and Miranda Payne

in Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563135
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199563135.003.05

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Principles of radiation oncology

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Introduction - Radiobiology of normal tissues - Radiotherapy fractionation - External beam radiotherapy - Progress in external beam radiotherapy - Recent advances in external beam radiotherapy - Electron beam therapy - Brachytherapy - Intra-operative radiotherapy - The role of unsealed radionuclides - Total body irradiation (TBI) -

Chapter.  8391 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Oncology

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