The development of conformal radiation therapy.

  title={The development of conformal radiation therapy.},
  author={B A Fraass},
  journal={Medical physics},
  volume={22 11 Pt 2},
The development and clinical use of conformal radiation therapy, and the application of modern computer-controlled radiation therapy treatment techniques to the delivery of conformal therapy, has been a major research area in the field of radiation oncology in recent years. The introduction of three-dimensional (3-D) patient imaging, 3-D treatment planning systems, computer-controlled treatment machines equipped with multileaf collimators, and the continuing increase in computer power and… CONTINUE READING

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