Introducing the 2nd edition of a highly respected radiation therapy textbook. It covers the field of radiation physics with a perfect mix of depth, insight, and humour.
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.
• Updated graphics in full color for increased understanding.
• Appendices on board certifications in radiation therapy for ABR, AART, and Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board.
• Dosimetry Data.
• A full index.