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Dose Distribution of Photon Beam by Siemens Linear Accelerator

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The radiation therapy is applied on around 50% of the cancer patients. As we know, before implementing a radiation treatment planning system in the clinic, the dose-calculation measurement must be validated using rigorous, clinically relevant criteria [1]. Percent Depth Doses (PDD), Dose Profile (DP), Open Collimator Factor (OCF) etc., are measured for all numbers of square fields for Treatment Planning System XiO, version 4.7, for 6 and 15 MV photons energies and for 15°, 30°, 45°, 60° wedge, which were employed to obtain the profiles in any depth. The measurements were conducted also for different energies of electron beam and TPS calculation algorithms.

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B. Xhafa, T. Mulaj, G. Hodolli and G. Nafezi, "Dose Distribution of Photon Beam by Siemens Linear Accelerator," International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical Engineering and Radiation Oncology, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2014, pp. 67-70. doi: 10.4236/ijmpcero.2014.31011.

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