Advances in Radiation Biology: Relative Radiation Sensitivities of Human Organ Systems v.18
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.
- Hardback | 248 pages
- 158.75 x 230 x 19.05mm | 504g
- 31 Oct 1994
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
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.