MDPH 602 Radiotherapy Physics (3 credits)

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Offered by: Medical Physics Unit (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Medical Physics : The physics of radiation therapy including that of radioactive sources, accelerators and x-ray machines. The theoretical and practical dosimetry of ionizing radiation including codes of practice and guidelines, dose calculations, dose measurements and dose optimization. The radiation therapy workflow and practical aspects related to quality assurance of radiation therapy as well as record and verify systems used in radiation therapy.

Terms: Winter 2024

Instructors: Pater, Piotr; Poon, Emily Sau Chee (Winter)

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