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Addressing key aspects of cancer research from an interdisciplinary perspective and presenting analytical, quantitative and computational models, this book is a pedagogical introduction to cancer for physics students and researchers, as well as a reference text for cancer biologists interested in quantitative tools and approaches from physics.
Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current topics in this rapidly developing field that has emerged at the cross section of the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It features detailed reviews written by leading international researchers. This volume focuses on the theory of heavy ion...
This book examines all types of phantoms used in medical imaging, therapy, nuclear medicine and health physics. It contains an overview of commercially available phantoms and covers the needs and requirements for phantoms of the future.
External Beam Therapy is used to aim highly focused beams of radiation at the edge of the site where cancer is found. This second editon provides practical guidance of the use of External Beam Therapy, taking the reader through the basic principles covering indications, treatment, and then developing this by...
Helps understand quantitative risk assessment for radiation dangers to human health. This book focuses on health physics, which is the part of environmental health engineering that is used to protect the population against radiation's harmful effects. It covers physical principles, atomic and nuclear structure, and radioactivity.
This practical guide offers an accessible introduction to the principles of MRI physics. Each chapter explains the why and how behind MRI physics. Includes a wealth of high quality MRI illustrations.