General Principles of Radiation Oncology

  • Nicholas G. ZaorskyEmail author
  • Daniel M. Trifiletti
  • Daniel W. Golden


This chapter discusses the general management and thought process used by radiation oncologists. Several broad and basic principles of radiation oncology are discussed.


Treatment planning Radiation oncology Basics Dosimetry Clinical 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas G. Zaorsky
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel M. Trifiletti
    • 2
  • Daniel W. Golden
    • 3
  1. 1.Penn State Cancer InstituteHersheyUSA
  2. 2.Mayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA
  3. 3.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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