Radiobiology for the radiologist /

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Author / Creator:Hall, Eric J.
Edition:6th ed.
Imprint:Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2006.
Description:ix, 546 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Medical radiology
Radiobiology.
Medical physics.
Radiation Effects.
Radiobiology.
Radiotherapy.
Medical physics.
Radiobiology.
Medical radiology.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5884169
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Other authors / contributors:Giaccia, Amato J.
ISBN:0781741513 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Milestones in Physics and Biology
  • Radioprotectors
  • Radiation Carcinogenesis Hereditary
  • Effects of Radiation
  • Effects of Radiation on the Embryo and Fetus
  • Radiation Cataractogenesis Diagnostic
  • Radiology and Nuclear Medicine: Risk Versus Benefit
  • Radiation Protection
  • Part II. Molecular Techniques in Radiobiology Cancer
  • Biology Dose-Response
  • Relationships for Model Normal Tissues
  • Part I. The Physics and Chemistry of Radiation Absorption
  • Clinical Response of Normal Tissues
  • Model Tumor Systems Cell, Tissue, and Tumor Kinetics Time, Dose, and Fractionation in Radiotherapy
  • Predictive Assays
  • New Radiation Modalities
  • Radiosensitizers and Bioreductive
  • Drugs Gene Therapy Chemotherapeutic
  • Agents from the Perspective of the Radiation
  • Biologist Hyperthermia
  • DNA Strand Breaks and Chromosomal Aberrations
  • Cell Survival Curves
  • Radiosensitivity and Cell Age in the Mitotic
  • Cycle Repair of Radiation Damage and the Dose-Rate Effect
  • The Oxygen Effect and Reoxygenation
  • Linear Energy Transfer and Relative Biological Effectiveness Acute
  • Effects of Total-Body Irradiation