MP 6204: Radiation Therapy Physics


Credit Hours:3-3-4
Prerequisites:MP 6756 Radiation Physics, MP 6402 Radiation Dosimetry, MP 6407 Radiation Biology and Oncology
Catalog Description:

Measurement and calculation of absorbed dose, dose distributions, treatment planning, photon teletherapy, electron teletherapy, brachytherapy, clinical linear accelerators, quality assurance


Sang Cho and Eric Elder


Clinical Radiation Generators
Measurement of Ionizing Radiation
Measurement of Ionizing Radiation, Quality of X-ray Beams
Measurement of Absorbed Dose
Dose Distribution and Scatter Analysis
A System of Dosimetric Calculations
Treatment Planning
Isodose Distributions
Patient Data, Corrections, and Set-up
Field Shaping, Skin Dose, and Fld Sep
Electron Beam Therapy
Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Quality Assurance

Laboratory Topics

Linear Accelerator Mechanicals
AAPM TG-51 Photons
AAPM TG-51 Electrons
Beam Scanning Photons
Beam Scanning Electrons
Linac Acceptance & Commissioning Report Preparation
Film Dosimetry
Radiation Room Survey