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Applied Mathematics and Physics. 2014, 2(1), 13-14
DOI: 10.12691/amp-2-1-4
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Photon Dose Calculation Algorithms in the Presence of Low-Density Heterogeneity-a Mini Literature Review

Chang Lau1,

1Department of Clinical Research, Hebeii Hospital, Shijiazhuang, China

Pub. Date: January 17, 2014

Cite this paper:
Chang Lau. Photon Dose Calculation Algorithms in the Presence of Low-Density Heterogeneity-a Mini Literature Review. Applied Mathematics and Physics. 2014; 2(1):13-14. doi: 10.12691/amp-2-1-4

Abstract

Dose prediction accuracy in photon dose calculation algorithms is important to ensure accurate delivery of prescribed dose to the tumor during radiation therapy. The main objective of this article is to provide a brief review on most recent dose calculation algorithm called Acuros XB, which is used to calculate the cancer treatment plans in external beam radiation therapy.

Keywords:
Acuros XB dose Calculation AAA

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