Minimizing Setup and Beam-On Times in Radiation Therapy

Abstract

Radiation therapy is one of the commonly used cancer therapies. The radiation treatment poses a<lb>tuning problem: it needs to be effective enough to destroy the tumor, but it should maintain the func-<lb>tionality of the organs close to the tumor. Towards this goal the design of a radiation treatment has to be<lb>customized for each patient. Part of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/11830924_5

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