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Tables of Contents for Radiobiology for the Radiologist
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface to the First Edition
vii
 
Preface
ix
 
Acknowledgments
xi
 
Milestones in Physics and Biology
1
4
Part I: For students of diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation oncology
The Physics and Chemistry of Radiation Absorption
5
12
DNA Strand Breaks and Chromosomal Aberrations
17
15
Cell Survival Curves
32
19
Radiosensitivity and Cell Age in the Mitotic Cycle
51
16
Repair of Radiation Damage and the Dose-Rate Effect
67
24
The Oxygen Effect and Reoxygenation
91
21
Linear Energy Transfer and Relative Biological Effectiveness
112
12
Acute Effects of Total-Body Irradiation
124
12
Radioprotectors
136
8
Radiation Carcinogenesis
144
22
Hereditary Effects of Radiation
166
12
Effects of Radiation on the Embryo and Fetus
178
20
Radiation Cataractogenesis
198
1
Doses and Risks in Diagnostic Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Cardiology, and Nuclear Medicine
199
35
Radiation Protection
234
15
Part II: For students of radiation oncology
Molecular Techniques in Radiobiology
249
39
Cancer Biology
288
26
Dose-Response Relationships for Model Normal Tissues
314
25
Clinical Response of Normal Tissues
339
22
Model Tumor Systems
361
16
Cell, Tissue, and Tumor Kinetics
377
20
Time, Dose, and Fractionation in Radiotherapy
397
22
Predictive Assays
419
13
Alternative Radiation Modalities
432
14
Radiosensitizers and Bioreductive Drugs
446
15
Gene Therapy
461
9
Chemotherapeutic Agents from the Perspective of the Radiation Biologist
470
25
Hyperthermia
495
26
Glossary
521
32
Subject Index
553