Gopishankar Natanasabapathi

All India Institute of Medical SciencesIndia

Dr. Gopishankar has more than fourteen years of teaching and working experience as Medical Physicist-cum-Radiological Safety Officer for the Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. His research interests are Gel Dosimetry, Radiochromic Film Dosimetry and its application on advanced radiotherapy techniques like SRS/SRT, Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and other advanced conformal treatments. He has several international presentations and publications. He is a life time member of UICC. He had done PhD in the field of Gel dosimetry for its application in Radiotherapy at his working institute. He also has done his Master’s in Computer Application. He is at present member of several research projects and is involved in guiding PhD research scholars.

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Cancer is the leading cause of death in economically developed countries and the second leading cause of death in developing countries. It is an enormous global health encumbrance, growing at an alarming pace. Global statistics show that in 2030 alone, about 21.4 million new cancer cases and 13.2 million cancer deaths are expected to occur, simply due to the growth, aging of the population, adoption of new lifestyles and behaviors. Amongst the several modes of treatment for cancer available, Radiation treatment has a major impact due to technological advancement in recent times. This book discusses the pros and cons of this treatment modality. This book "Modern Practices in Radiation Therapy" has collaged topics contributed by top notch professionals and researchers all around the world.

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