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Designing a Treatment Plan

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

In Chapter 4, I discussed how radiation interacts with matter and, based on that, how an individual beam can be “constructed.” The result could look something like the beam whose dose distribution within one section of the patient is illustrated in Figure 6.1.

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Target Volume Dose Distribution Prescription Dose Clinical Target Volume Dose Statistic 
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