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Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

New System Approaches (Advances in Industrial Control)

by Oliver C. L. Haas

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology,
  • Specific disorders & therapies,
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted,
  • Oncology,
  • Cancer Radiotherapy,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Compute,
  • Medical,
  • Radiotherapy,
  • Planning,
  • Engineering - General,
  • Radiology,
  • Data processing,
  • Cancer

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8973978M
    ISBN 101852330635
    ISBN 109781852330637

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Radiotherapy treatment planning. Bristol ; Boston: Hilger, in collaboration with the Hospital Physicists' Association, © (OCoLC) Online version: Mould, Richard F. (Richard Francis). Radiotherapy treatment planning. Bristol ; Boston: Hilger, in collaboration with the Hospital Physicists' Association, © (OCoLC) This book was written primarily for the undergraduate therapeutic radiographer, but it is hoped that medical physicists, nurses and clinical oncologists will also fi nd it useful.

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