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biologic fundamentals of radiation therapy

Friedrich Philipp Ellinger

biologic fundamentals of radiation therapy

a textbook

by Friedrich Philipp Ellinger

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Published by Elsevier Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 295-342.

    Other titlesRadiation therapy.
    Statementby Friedrich Ellinger, with a preface by Maurice Lenz. English translation by Reuben Gross.
    ContributionsGross, Reuben, 1912- tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM833 .E42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 360 p.
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6417224M
    LC Control Number41008750
    OCLC/WorldCa3198863

    The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this landmark work has been completely overhauled to better represent the rapidly changing field of radiation oncology. This edition has an updated interior design including full-color throughout, and a new companion Website featuring the fully searchable text with all the images. This comprehensive textbook provides an understanding of every aspect of. Fundamentals of Radiation Safety and Protection To understand how to protect soldiers from ionizing radiation *, it is necessary to understand its characteristics, how it interacts with tissues in the body, and the effects that these interactions may have on immediate and long-term health.

    Radiation Therapy Use of radiation to kill diseased cells. Cancer is the disease that is almost always treated when using radiation. • One person in three will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime. • One person in five will die from that cancer. • Cancer is the second leading cause of death but exceeds all other diseases in. Features new and expanded content on molecular and cellular biology and its relevance in individualized treatment approaches, stereotactic radiation therapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, biologic therapy, precision radiation therapy, targeted radiation, dosing guidelines for better quality of life and improved patient outcomes, and more.

    modalities comprise of radiation therapy, surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and hormonal therapy. Radiation therapy remains an important component of cancer treatment with approximately 50% of all cancer patients receiving radiation therapy during their course of illness; it contributes towards 40% of curative treatment for cancer. Radiation Therapy and You is for people who are about to receive or are now receiving radiation therapy for cancer. This booklet is a guide you can refer to throughout radiation theray. It includes facts about radiation therapy and side effects you may have depending on the part of your body being treated.


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New York, Elsevier Pub. Co., The book is divided into five parts. The first is devoted to a discussion of the action of roentgen rays and the gamma radiation of radium on the various tissues of the body. In many instances the dose of radiation that produces a reversible or an irreversible reaction in the tissues is given.

This is the American edition of the book published in Berlin in It is divided into five parts, the first part being devoted to the action of roentgen rays and radium rays on different tissues, the second part to the action of the corpuscular rays, the third part to the action of ultraviolet rays, the fourth part to the action of visible light and the fifth part to general radiation.

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Radiation therapy may be internal and external. The latter involves a beam radiation directed at the tumor from the outside. Internal radiation therapy, known as brachytherapy or implant therapy, involves the implantation of a radioactive source inside the body close to the tumor.

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Although the critical target for cell killing is the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA),72 damage to the cellular and nuclear membranes and other organelles may also be important.

Radiation deposition results in DNA damage manifested by single- and double-strand breaks (DSBs) in the sugar-phosphate backbone of the DNA by: 4. Fundamentals of Radiation Oncology: Physical, Biological, and Clinical Aspects Hasan Murshed.

Year: Edition: radiation therapy clinical radiation oncology breast lymph patient randomized lung cancers You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be. Radiation therapy continues to evolve, yet many of the basic principles underlying its application remain constant.

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ELLIMGER'S book repreweiits an ambitious attempt to compress a * The Biologic Fundamentals of Radiation Therapy. By FRIEDRICH ELLJNOER, M. (Research Fellow, Radiotiierapy De]iartmeiit, Montefiore IloHpital, New York City ; formerly Privatdozent in Radiology at the University of Berlin).

Translated by REUBI^^N GROSS, M.I). • Radiation therapy uses both physics biology to maximize the differential between tumor control and side effects. 16 Clinical Principles of Radiation Therapy Peter B. Schiff, M.D., Ph.D.

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A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. Radiation therapy can be external beam or internal. External beam involves a machine outside your body that aims radiation at cancer cells.

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