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Thoroughly updated and extended, this new edition offers a comprehensive guide and overview of these new technologies and the many clinical treatment programs that bring them into practical use. Advances in intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), and 4D and adaptive treatment planning are clearly …
Table of Contents: ; The generation of quantitative radiobiology data -- The intrinsic radiosensitivity of proliferating and quiescent mammalian cells -- The effects of ionization volume and density -- The importance of fraction size, dose-rate, temperature, and overall time of exposure-- Ionizing …
Table of Contents: ; Historic development of stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy -- Gamma Knife -- Conventional medical linear accelerators adapted for stereotactic radiation therapy -- Dedicated linear accelerators for stereotactic radiation therapy -- Light ion beam…