Shekhar S. Patil

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Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis, staging, and follow-up evaluation of patients with lung cancer. With recent advances in technology, it is important to update and standardize the radiological practices in lung cancer evaluation. In this article, the authors review the(More)
INTRODUCTION Scope This Recommended Practice (RP) of AACE International describes the process known as range estimating, a methodology to determine the probability of a cost overrun (or profit underrun) for any level of estimate and determine the required contingency needed in the estimate to achieve any desired level of confidence. The process uses range(More)
Conventional proton beam range verification using positron emission tomography (PET) relies on tissue activation alone and therefore requires particle therapy PET whose installation can represent a large financial burden for many centers. Previously, we showed the feasibility of developing patient implantable markers using high proton cross-section(More)
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