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2020 Article Dosimetry ICNCT18 Special Issue(ARI) Treatment plannings

Verification for dose estimation performance of a Monte-Carlo based treatment planning system in University of Tsukuba

Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2020

Authors:   Kumada H., Takada K., Aihara T., Matsumura A., Sakurai H., Sakae T.
Journal: Applied Radiation and Isotopes
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2020.109222
Abstract: The University of Tsukuba is developing not only a linac-based neutron source for BNCT (iBNCT) but also a multi-modal treatment planning system (Tsukuba-Plan) for BNCT. We are currently performing several verifications. Phantom experiments performed in iBNCT were simulated by the Tsukuba-Plan, and the calculation results were compared with the measurements from the experiments. The calculations were in good agreement with the measurements. The results demonstrated that the Tsukuba-Plan can perform to estimate doses properly for BNCT treatment at iBNCT.

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