The essential steps are explained in calculating a radiation dose for radionuclide therapy from imaging data. As the dose alone is a meaningless value, its consequences in tumour cell kill efficiency and normal tissue damage are explained. The influence of dose rate and inhomogeneous dose distributions are discussed.

Radiation, Radiobiology, Radiopharmaceuticals
hdl.handle.net/1765/86245
Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Department of Nuclear Medicine

Konijnenberg, M. (2011). From imaging to dosimetry and biological effects. Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (Vol. 55, pp. 44–56). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/86245