Physics and Radiobiology

  • Daniel M. TrifilettiEmail author
  • Nicholas G. Zaorsky
  • David J. Schlesinger


This chapter discusses the basics of clinical radiation physics and radiation biology. Special emphasis is placed on the key aspects of physics and radiobiology that guide clinical management and preparation for board exams and maintenance of certification exams.


Radiation physics Medical physics Radiation biology Basics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel M. Trifiletti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicholas G. Zaorsky
    • 2
  • David J. Schlesinger
    • 3
  1. 1.Mayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Penn State Cancer InstituteHersheyUSA
  3. 3.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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