This comprehensive and profusely illustrated text on medical radiation dosimetry describes in detail the physical and clinical characteristics of radiation beams used in cancer treatment and their dosimetry. The volume, inter alia, describes the high level sophisticated techniques which have been developed to control cancer. The interaction of radiation with matter has been discussed fully. This is the first book of its kind to provide an advanced treatment in the field of radiation dosimetry. It should prove to be extremely useful to medical physicists, dosimetrists and researchers in the field. Radiotherapists, and radiation oncologists, should also find it an excellent reference text.