The Physics of Conformal Radiotherapy provides a
thorough overview of conformal radiotherapy and
It develops the 3-D techniques in radiation therapy
covered in: The Physics of Three Dimensional Radiation
Therapy by Webb. It includes three dimensional treatment
planning, optimisation, with careful evaluation of
photon multileaf collimation, proton therapy, transit
dosimetry, intensity-modulation techniques and assesses
It is a carefully written, authoritative account of the
physics and methodology underlying current practive in
three dimensional radiation therapy.
These two volumes provide an invaluable teaching guide
and reference for all medical physicists and radiation
oncologists / therapists using conformal radiotherapy.
Developments and controversies in
three-dimensional treatment planning.
Methods to create a 2-D modulation of fluence
(intensity) across a radiation field.
Megavoltage portal imaging, Transit dosimetry and tissue
The multileaf collimator in clinical practice.
Converting 3-D dose to biological outcomes TCP and NTCP.
Progress in proton radiotherapy.
Image formation, utilisation, display, the role of 3-D,
and the CT-simulator.
Postgraduate MSc students in radiation
science or medical physics and radiological physics