Schedule: chapters to be studied

Overview of chapters to be studied for Radiotherapy Physics. Please check the schedule for the locations and times of the practical sessions

The lecture rooms can be found in the schedule.
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datetopicchapters to be studiedlecturer
05-02-2020Introduction to radiotherapy
Production of X-rays
Clinical radiation Generators
Chapter 3 - Production of X-rays (excl 3.2 -3.4)
Chapter 4 - Clinical Radiation Generations (excl 4.8)
Bram van Asselen / Niels Raaijmakers
12-02-2020Interactions Ionizing radiation
Radioactivity and Structure of Matter

Absorbed dose
Chapter 5 - Interactions of Ionizing Radiation
Chapter 1 - Structure of Matter (background)
Chapter 2 - Nuclear Transformations
Chapter 8 - Measurement of Absorbed Dose (excl 8.4b, 8.5, 8.7; incl 14.1)
Bram van Asselen / Niels Raaijmakers
19-02-2020Measurement of ionizing radiation
Brachytherapy
Electron therapy
Chapter 6 - Measurement of Ionizing Radiation (excl 6.6, 6.11)
Chapter 15 - 15.1, 15.3, 23.1, 23.2, 24
Chapter 14 - Electron Beam Theraoy 14.1-14.3E, 14.5, 14.9
Bram van Asselen / Rien Moerland / Niels Raaijmakers
26-02-2020Physical aspects of photon beams
Treatment Planning intro
Dose calculation algorithms I
Chapter 9 - Dose Distribution and Scatter Analysis (excl 9.5)
Chapter 10 - A system of Dosimetric Calculations upto 10.2B
Chapter 11 - Treatment planning I: Isodose distributions (excl 11.7)
Chapter 11 - Treatment planning 1
Chapter 12 - Treatment planning 2: 12.1-12.2
Chapter 13 - Treatment planning 3: 13.3
Chapter 19 - Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy: 19.1-19.2
Chapter 12 - Treatment planning 2: 12.5 (excl p. 222-223)
Niels Raaijmakers / Bram van Asselen
04-03-2020Dose calculation algorithms II
Dose optimization and IMRT
Volumatric Modulated Arc Therapy
Chapter 19 - Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy: 19.3
Chapter 20 - Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: 20.1-20.4, 20.6
Chapter 20 - Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: 20.3.C.2

Bram van Asselen/ Jochem Wolthaus
11-03-2020Plan QA
Position verification

The MRI-Linac: Rational and Development

Chapter 12 - Treatment planning 2: 12.3, 12.7 (patient immobilization)
Chapter 26 - Image-Guided Radiation Therapy: 26.1-26.3 (patient positioning)
Hans de Boer / Jochem Wolthaus
18-03-2020Adaptive Radiotherapy
Intra fraction motion management
Dose distribution in presence of a magnetic field
Hans de Boer / Bram van Asselen
25-03-2020Design of the MRI-Linac
Measurements in presence of a magnetic field
Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery
Chapter 21 - Stereotactic Radiotherapy and RadiosurgeryJochem Wolthaus / Sara Hackett / Bram van Asselen
01-04-2020Proton Therapy
Future of radiotherapy
Chapter 27 - Proton Beam TherapyEnrica Seravalli / Bas Raaymakers
08-04-2020written examBram van Asselem
01-07-2020written re-examBram van Asselen