A Practical Guide to Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Medical Physics Pub., 2003 - Medical - 423 pages
For the last ten years, clinicians and scientists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have been involved in the development and implementation of IMRT. This is an account of their perspective, methodology, and experience in the physical and medical aspects of this advanced form of radiotherapy.
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