This book serves as a conceptual introduction to radiation oncology for the resident, student or trainee. The book describes the fundamental concepts, nomenclature and definitions of the field of radiation oncology and covers the basic science, clinical science and technical and planning issues to give the trainee a full overview of the core knowledge base of the field. The book's structure is based on and referenced to the commonly accepted educational and training syllabus for radiation oncology professionals and is co-written by a former radiation oncology residency program director and a team of radiation oncology residents. The book is organized in concise sections and is amply illustrated to highlight key points and help the reader understand and remember the major concepts discussed. In addition to serving as a primary introduction to the field, the book can serve as a short review of fundamental concepts for the senior resident prior to written or oral examinations, and can be a useful resource to the radiation oncology educator to develop teaching plans, and quizzes.

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Author(s)George Rodrigues
Publish YearJanuary 2013