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Radiobiology for the radiologist / Eric J. Hall, Amato J. Giaccia.
Book

Hall, Eric J.
Giaccia, Amato J.
7th ed.
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012.
Medical radiology.
Radiobiology.
Medical physics.
"In print since 1972, this seventh edition of Radiobiology for the Radiologist is the most extensively revised to date. It consists of two sections, one for those studying or practicing diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and radiation oncology; the other for those engaged in the study or clinical practice of radiation oncology--a new chapter, on radiologic terrorism, is specifically for those in the radiation sciences who would manage exposed individuals in the event of a terrorist event."--Provided by publisher.
Contents: Section I. For Students of Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Oncology. 1. Physics and Chemistry of Radiation Absorption -- 2. Molecular Mechanisms of DNA and Chromosome Damage and Repair -- 3. Cell Survival Curves -- 4. Radiosensitivity and Cell Age in the Mitotic Cycle -- 5. Fractionated Radiation and the Dose-Rate Effect -- 6. Oxygen Effect and Reoxygenation -- 7. Linear Energy Transfer and Relative Biologic Effectiveness -- 8. Acute Radiation Syndrome -- 9. Radioprotectors -- 10. Radiation Carcinogenesis -- 11. Heritable Effects of Radiation -- 12. Effects of Radiation on the Embryo and Fetus -- 13. Radiation Cataractogenesis -- 14. Radiological Terrorism -- 15. Molecular Imaging -- 16. Doses and Risks in Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Cardiology, and Nuclear Medicine -- 17. Radiation Protection -- Section II. For Students of Radiation Oncology -- 18. Cancer Biology -- 19. Dose-Response Relationships for Model Normal Tissues -- 20. Clinical Response of Normal Tissues -- 21. Model Tumor Systems -- 22. Cell, Tissue, and Tumor Kinetics -- 23. Time, Dose, and Fractionation in Radiotherapy -- 24. Retreatment after Radiotherapy : The Possibilities and the Perils -- 25. Alternative Radiation Modalities -- 26. The Biology and Exploitation of Tumor Hypoxia -- 27. Chemotherapeutic Agents from the Perspective of the Radiation Biologist -- 28. Hyperthermia.
ix, 546 pages :  illustrations (some color) ;  26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9781608311934 (hardback)
1608311937 (hardback)
000110339
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