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Task Group No. 267 - Biophysical models and tools for the planning and evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities

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  1. Review existing biophysical models/model parameters and their use in the evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities (educational).
  2. Evaluate critically the underlying assumptions, range of applicability and limitation of each biophysical model (scientific and clinical).
  3. Summarize and select by critical evaluation the model parameters in terms of data source, disease site, and inherent uncertainty (scientific and clinical).
  4. Demonstrate proper use of biophysical models through 3-5 specific brachytherapy examples.
  5. Recommend guidelines for implementation, testing and use of biophysical models in the selected modalities (recommendations).
  6. Recommend the information/data to be included when reporting results of biophysical model analysis for brachytherapy (recommendations).
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 9/25/2014
End: 12/31/2018
Committee Keywords: TG267
Most recent status update:No status update on file. Click to update.
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Therapy Physics  [Status]
Brachytherapy SC  [Status]
Working Group on Brachytherapy Clinical Applications  [Status]
TG267 - Biophysical models and tools for the planning and evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities [Status]
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Chair

Zhe (Jay) Chen
Task Group Chair


2017 Roster

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 12 members and guests.
Zhe (Jay) Chen, PhD

9/24/2014  Task Group Chair
up-to-date
Christian Kirisits, DSc

12/5/2016  Member
up-to-date
X. Allen Li, PhD

7/1/2016  Task Group Vice Chair
up-to-date
Ravinder Nath, PhD

9/25/2014  Member
no coi on file
Mark J. Rivard, PhD

9/25/2014  Member
up-to-date
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

9/25/2014  Member
up-to-date
Marco Zaider, PhD

1/1/2017  Member
out-of-date
NON-VOTING Appointments
David J. Brenner, PhD

7/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Peter Hoskin, M.D.

12/5/2016  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Michael C. Joiner, PhD

9/24/2014  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Bleddyn Jones, MD

7/1/2016  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Taran Paulsen Hellebust, Ph.D.

12/5/2016  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date

None Appointed