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Document ID (ISN)75387
CIS number 00-1137
ISBN(s) 0-913394-61-0
Year 1999
Convention or series no. ICRU Report 62
Title Prescribing, recording and reporting photon beam therapy (Supplement to ICRU Report 50)
Bibliographic information International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements (ICRU), 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA, 1999. ix, 52p. Illus. 54 ref. Index.
Abstract This report is an update of an earlier report (ICRU 50, published in 1993) on the same subject, taking into account recent advances in irradiation techniques, three-dimensional imaging and treatment systems. Detailed theoretical and practical analysis of target volumes, treated volumes and absorbed doses are provided, leading to updated recommendations and guidance for reporting treatments of individuals and series of patients. Clinical case studies of breast cancer, prostate cancer and lung cancer are included.
Descriptors (primary) photons; radiotherapy; permissible radiation doses; cancer
Descriptors (secondary) case study; report; ICRU; tomography; prostate diseases; breast cancer; lung cancer
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Occupational exposure limits