WHO & IAEA Handbook on Radiotherapy Equipment

The purpose of the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) interagency publication is to provide technical specifications for radiotherapy equipment commonly used in the treatment of cancer.

This publication is intended for clinical radiation oncologists, medical physicists and biomedical engineers as well as information technology, financial and planning officers to decide which technologies should be selected.

It should be noted that this information is provided by the WHO and IAEA and is subject to their terms of use.

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This handbook provides insight to the following topics:

  • The scope of major radiotherapy equipment
  • Packages of radiotherapy equipment to deliver cancer treatment
  • Guidance in establishing a comprehensive radiotherapy service
  • Recent and emerging technology and techniques in radiotherapy