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This book approaches irradiation therapy from a slightly different viewpoint than others on this subject. Emphasis throughout is on the fundamental physical principles of irradiation. These are completely covered from the standpoint of a radiotherapist rather than a physicist. Although it contains no specific information which could not be obtained elsewhere, the material is presented in a more practical, clear and concise manner than in other sources.
While the author has superbly discussed the basic and physical principles of irradiation therapy, he has almost completely ignored the clinical aspects. In one chapter the radiosensitivity of various lesions is discussed rather
Roentgen, Radium and Radioisotope Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;39:160–161. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-1-160_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(1):160-161.
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