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In vivo radiotherapy dose monitoring system
Author(s): Alan L. Huston
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we describe a fiber-optic-coupled radiation sensor that can be placed directly at the site of a tumor in a patient that is undergoing radiation therapy. The sensor provides real-time feedback during the therapy procedure allowing for precise control of the delivered dose. It is expected that better control of the radiotherapy parameters will lead to increased survivability statistics and a better overall quality of life for cancer patients.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1999
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3746, 13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 37463T (1 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.2302127
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Alan L. Huston, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3746:
13th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Byoung Yoon Kim; Kazuo Hotate, Editor(s)

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