Advances in Radiation Biology: Relative Radiation Sensitivities of Human Organ Systems v.18

Advances in Radiation Biology: Relative Radiation Sensitivities of Human Organ Systems v.18

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This volume presents reviews of the breast and the prostate, and five articles on radiation therapy and radiation sensitivity. It is a source of information on how cells and organs respond to radiation and radiotherapy strategies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 158.75 x 230 x 19.05mm | 504g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0120354187
  • 9780120354184

Table of contents

Radiation sensitivity of the prostate and radiation therapy of its tumours; clinical radiobiology and normal-tissue morbidity after breast cancer treatment; proton-beam irradiation for the cancer patient - an approach to optimal therapy an normal-tissue sparing; fractionation sensitivity of mammalian tissues; new trends for improving radiation sensitivity by counteracting chronic and acute hypoxia; predictive assays in radiation therapy; the renaissance in basic cellular radiobiology and its signiicance for radiation therapy.
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