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PCS 407

Radiation Therapy

Introduction to radiation therapy physics. Radiation therapy units. Interaction of radiation with tissue. Dosimetry of a single beam of x-ray. Beam calibration and patient dose calculation. Combination of beams and treatment planning. Brachytherapy. Radiation detection. Measuring radiation and radiation protection.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1.5 hrs. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

PCS 229 and PCS 352

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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