There is no book available that comprehensively covers radiation protection in radiation oncology. This will be the first book of its kind devoted exclusively to radiation protection in oncology area.
The information about radiation safety is scattered around in literature and hence it is difficult for teachers to collect all the information on the subject. This book will help solve this problem.
Radiation oncology physicists are specialists in radiation oncology physics and not in radiation protection. A book of this nature is what they would be looking out for to teach the subject and to prescribe to students
National regulations are not well developed in many of the developing countries and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is involved in regular training of regulators from these member countries. This book will help the regulator trainees in understanding the subject.
To the best of the author's knowledge, there are no competing text books in this field