Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

1st Edition

Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier

CRC Press
Published June 1, 2018
Reference - 282 Pages - 24 Color & 73 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138064416 - CAT# K33382
Series: Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

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Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this number set to double by 2020. This new text covers the most recent advances in hadron therapy, exploring the physics, technology, biology, diagnosis, clinical applications, and economics behind the therapy. Providing essential and up-to-date information on recent developments in the field, this book will be of interest to current and aspiring specialists from a wide range of backgrounds.


  • Multidisciplinary approach: explores the physics, IT (big data), biology, clinical applications from imaging to treatment, clinical trials, and economics associated with hadron therapy
  • Contains the latest research and developments in this rapidly evolving field, and integrates them into the current global challenges for radiation therapy  
  • Edited by recognised leaders in the field, including the co-ordinator of ENLIGHT (the European Network for Light Ion Hadron Therapy), with chapter contributions from international leading experts in the field


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