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Physics Of Low Energy Radiation

  • X-ray Production & the Attenuation Processes
  • Clinical applications
  • Beam quality specifier, Half value layers & Dosimetry Equipment
  • Absolute Dose Calibration
  • Cut-out Factors & Depth dose curves
  • References

Benign & Malignant Conditions

  • Features of Mega-Voltage Machines & the Planning Technique
  • Radiotherapy Reactions, Late Effects & Clinical conditions
  • Case studies
  • References & Bibliography

Dosage & Fractionation (Standard Treatment Regimes)

  • Introduction to Dosage & Fractionation
  • Malignant conditions &Benign conditions
  • Radiotherapy for Non-Melanomatous Skin Cancer
  • Implementation and Patient Review (Radiographer Triage)
  • Treatment of Bowen’s Disease
  • Irradiation to Prevent Recurrence of Keloid Scars after Excisions
  • Irradiation for Recurrent Keloid after Intial Surgery and Radiotherapy
  • Mycosis Fungoides (Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma)
  • Cutaneous Angiosarcoma
  • Primary Cutaneous B Cell Lymphoma (PCBL)
  • Lentigo Maligna
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • References

Treatment Setup And Accessories

  • Immobilisation & Beam arrangement
  • Example Stand Off Calculation
  • Accessories
  • Treatment Application
  • References

Patient Care

  • Skin reactions & Late effects
  • Management & Skin Care advice
  • Managing skin reactions & Post treatment care
  • References