EDLL 2008 - Radiation Biology Principles for Medicine: Principles of Radiation Oncology

  • Noncredit
  • Online

Application of basic radiation biology to the clinical application of radiation therapy. Radiation sensitivity and tolerance is evaluated based on normal tissue architecture and kinetics. The mechanisms of acute and late radiation effects are elucidated. The impact of time, dose, and fractionation on tumor control and radiation effects are clarified and related to established and newer treatment modalities, including combination therapies and emerging technologies.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Important Information

This course is also available as a credit option. See the ERHS 551 B course page if you are obtaining a degree and need the credits!

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Radiobiology for the Radiologist, 7th Ed. (2012)
    Hall, Eric J. and Giaccia, Amato J.


  • Why We Need Nuclear Power: The Environmental Case* (2014)
    Fox, Michael H.

*optional, but recommended

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