Protontherapy Versus Carbon Ion Therapy : Advantages, Disadvantages and Similarities
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This book presents a comparison analysis of two cancer treatment therapies: carbon ion therapy and protontherapy. It is divided in 5 sections. The first ones gives the reader a brief history of Radiotherapy and types of radiation. In the second section, the techniques and equipments, including new ones in development such as Cyclinac , Laser and DWA, are described. The third section describes biophysical (such as stopping power and LET) and biological (such as RBE and OER) properties, the fundamental experiments and clinical area. The fourth section presents models and the fifth section compares both techniques, showing advantages and disadvantages of each, and their similarities.
- Hardback | 110 pages
- 155 x 235 x 9.65mm | 3,259g
- 14 Aug 2015
- Springer International Publishing AG
- Cham, Switzerland
- 1st ed. 2015
- 16 Illustrations, color; 55 Illustrations, black and white; XX, 110 p. 71 illus., 16 illus. in color.