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Proton Therapy in Water

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

The ideal radiation with which to treat cancer is one that delivers a defined dose distribution within the target volume (generally a uniform distribution, but possibly a non-uniform one) and none outside it. This is unachievable.

Keywords

Dose Distribution Proton Beam Bragg Peak Nuclear Interaction Proton Therapy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

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