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Statement on the role of a physicist in radiation oncology

American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee.

Statement on the role of a physicist in radiation oncology

the report of Task Group 1 of the Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee.

by American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Professional Information and Clinical Relations Committee.

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Published by published for American Association of Physicists in Medicine by the American Institute of Physics in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical physics,
  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRole of a physicist in radiation oncology., Roles, responsibilities, and status of the clinical medical physicist.
    SeriesAAPM report -- no. 38.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17624884M
    ISBN 101563962292
    OCLC/WorldCa58482407

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THE ROLE OF A PHYSICIST IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY by the American Institute of Physics. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICISTS IN MEDICINE STATEMENT ON THE ROLE OF A PHYSICIST IN RADIATION ONCOLOGY The report of Task Group 1 of the Professional Information and International Standard Book Number: l International Standard Serial File Size: 40KB.

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