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|HSCI 572 - Radiation Oncology Physics|
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|HSCI 572 - Radiation Oncology Physics
Information current as of 7:00 AM on March 26, 2017.
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Credit Hours: 3
An introductory course to the physical principles, equipment, processes, imaging guidance, and clinical techniques involved in the treatment of cancer patients with external radiation beams and radioactive sources. Various external radiation beam types and their energy deposition characteristics are described. Treatment planning dose calculation algorithms and point dose calculations are discussed. The use of international dosimetry protocols for radiation beam calibration are covered in detail.
Instructor: Colleen DesRosiers