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302: Physics of Radiation Therapy II

 

Physics of Radiation Therapy II

 

Faculty

Prof. Constantine Kappas, Assoc. Prof. Kyriaki Theodorou, Ass. Prof. George Kyrgias, Lect. John Tsougkos

Content

Basic principles of radiation biology – Radiobiological modeling – Radiobiological optimization in treatment planning systems – Monte Carlo – Brachytherapy – Particle treatments – ICRU 50&62 - Heterogeneities – Brachytherapy -  QA procedures in radiotherapy – Medical Aspects of Radiotherapy – Presentation of clinical protocols for different tumor sites – Introduction to Conformal Radiotherapy – Introduction to Treatment Planning Systems – Advanced dose calculation algorithms in TPS - Physical optimization algorithms – IMRT – Clinical applications – Stereotactic radiotherapy

 

Objectives

To provide MP students with advanced topics of Physics of Radiation Therapy, related to the Medical Physicist's role in the Hospital.