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Task Group No. 157 Commissioning of beam models in Monte Carlo-based clinical treatment planning

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Charge

a. To provide an overview on the general approach to clinical implementation and testing of MC-based planning systems. b. To provide educational information on the types of beam models used in MC-based treatment planning for photon and electron beams. c. To discuss the expected tradeoffs between the various beam model approaches. d. To provide general guidelines for the acceptance testing and commissioning of an MC based treatment planning system. e. To identify the important issues for consideration in commissioning of beam models and to discuss various verification strategies and experimental techniques to assure a comprehensive and accurate beam model commissioning process. f. To provide specific recommendations on methods and practical procedures to commission clinical beam models for Monte Carlo dose calculation systems.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/9/2007
End: 12/31/2017
Committee Keywords: TG157
Most recent status update:The latest revision has been submitted to the WGTP for review and approval on June 2, 2016. This was the fourth revision after three cycles of reviews. - [6/2/2016 by Chang Ming Charlie Ma] Click to update.
Chair

Chang Ming Charlie Ma
Task Group Chair


2016 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position) View 2017 Roster

There are 8 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Indrin J. Chetty, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
out-of-date
Jun Deng, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
up-to-date
Bruce A. Faddegon, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
up-to-date
Steve B. Jiang, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
out-of-date
JinSheng . Li, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
no coi on file
Chang Ming Charlie Ma, PhD

8/8/2007  Task Group Chair
up-to-date
Jan P. Seuntjens, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
no coi on file
Jeffrey V. Siebers, PhD

8/8/2007  Member
up-to-date

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed