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ICRP Publication 140
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ICRP Publication 140
Radiological Protection in Therapy with Radiopharmaceuticals

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Imaging & Radiology | Radiology

October 2019 | 104 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Radiopharmaceuticals are increasingly used for the treatment of various cancers with novel radionuclides, compounds, tracer molecules, and administration techniques. The goal of radiation therapy, including therapy with radiopharmaceuticals, is to optimise the relationship between tumour control probability and potential complications in normal organs and tissues. This report provides an overview of therapy procedures and a framework for calculating radiation doses for various treatment approaches. 
 
Chapter 1: Introduction
 
Chapter 2: Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Methods: Justificationand Optimisation
 
Chapter 3: Biokinetic Data Collection
 
Chapter 4: Methods For Absorbed Dose Calculations
 
Chapter 5: Specific Radiological Protection Issues
 
Chapter 6: Summary Of Recommendations

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ISBN: 9781529700756
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