Radiation Oncology Physics

MPHY 540 (3)

The course will cover the operation of linear accelerators, measurement of absorbed dose and quality of x-ray beams, dose distribution and scatter analysis, and clinical dose calculations for electron and photon beams. Techniques such as IMRT, total body irradiation, and SRS will be discussed. Brachytherapy treatment planning including HDR, LDR and intravascular treatments will be covered.

Corequisite: 541L.

Restriction: permission of instructor.

Prerequisites / Corequisites

Radiation Oncology Physics Laboratory - MPHY 541L

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