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Survey of Clinical Radiation Therapy

 

UT HSC Medical Physics Course MPHY6110/8110
Fall semester 2015

Course Title Survey of Clinical Radiation Therapy

Credit hours  2

Instructors E. Parsai, C. Chen, K. Reddy, and D. Shvydka

Textooks

Technological Basis of Radiation Therapy (4th ed.)
Authors: S.Levitt, J. Purdy, C. Perez, S. Vijayakumar

Introduction to Clinical Radiation Oncology (3rd ed.)
Authors: Lawrence R. Coia, David J. Moyian

Grades Mid-term        50%
Final              50%

Time

Mondays 1:30 - 3:00 P.M. (except when noted)

Place

Academic Area of Radiation Oncology Class Room


Syllabus


INSTRUCTOR

SURVEY OF RADIATION THERAPY CLASS

DATE

E. Parsai

The Physical and Biological   Basis of Radiation Oncology                        

8-24

D. Shvydka

Introduction to Radiobiology

8-31

 

Holiday -   Labor Day

9-7

E. Parsai

Dosimetry of Electron and   Photon Beams

9-14

E. Parsai

Data Collections and   Applications, Information Management System

9-21

E. Parsai

Clinical Use of Photon and   Electron Beams in Radiation Oncology

9-28

 

Fall Break   (10/5 and 10/6)

10-5

E. Parsai

Simulations, Patient   Immobilization and Port Verification

10-9 (make up)

K. Reddy

Fundamentals of Treatment   Planning, Clinical Sites and Staging

10-12

E. Parsai

Three-dimensional Treatment   Planning, Conformal Therapy and IMRT

10-19 (ST – EP ASTRO)

 

 

 

E. Parsai

Mid - Term   Exam          

To be determined

E. Parsai  

Intraoperative Radiation   Therapy     

10-26

C. Chen

Cranial/Extra-Cranial   Stereotactic Radiosurgery & Radiotherapy

11-2

E. Parsai

Clinical Applications of   Radionuclides and Other

Radiopharmaceuticals in   Radiation Oncology

11-9

D. Shvydka

Biological, Physical and   Clinical Aspects of Hyperthermia

11-16

E. Parsai

Physical Principles and   Clinical Applications of High and Low dose-rate Brachytherapy

11-20 (make up)

E. Parsai

Latest Technological   Advances in Radiation Oncology, Tomotherapy, Cyberknife, Heavy Particle   Therapy, Nanotechnology, etc.

11-23

E. Parsai

Clinical Implementation of   Technology and Quality Assurance In Radiation Oncology

11-30

E. Parsai

Final Exam

12-7



 

Remarks: Materials presented in this course may not be found in the textbook used for the course, as the suggested textbooks are used for reference guide. Some of the professors may supply you with their lecture material handout, but not all may provide reading materials. Therefore, it is the student’s responsibility to take proper notes, understand the concepts presented in class and check other reference texts on the topic. As always, the student is encouraged to ask questions.

 

Last Updated: 8/31/15