01 Introduction to Radiation Oncology

01 Introduction to Radiation Oncology - PHYS/ROC 6992...

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Unformatted text preview: PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics PHYS/ROC 6993: Clinical and Medical Dosimetry (Lab) Tarun K. Podder, PhD, DABR Associate Professor Dept. of Radiation Oncology Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University Lecture #1 January 11, 2011 Lecture #1 Overview of Radiation Oncology PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics Cancer Facts & Figures Department of Radiation Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics Cancer Treatment Cancer Treatment (6:06min): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kkCw30Jb7s Department of Radiation Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics Cancer Treatment: Oncology Department of Radiation Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics • Surgical Oncology • Medical Oncology • Radiation Oncology Cancer Treatment Modalities • Surgery • Chemotherapy (cell-destroying drugs) • Hyperthermia (application of heat) • Immunotherapy (mobilization of the body’s natural resistance to foreign cells) • Radiation Department of Radiation Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University PHYS/ROC 6992: Radiation Therapy Physics Cancer Treatment Modalities...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course PHYS 6720 taught by Professor Hu during the Spring '10 term at East Carolina University .

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