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  Dose Calculations Wednesday
Therapy Scientific Session 10:30AM - 12:30PM  Room: 108

Moderator 1: Gig Mageras, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Moderator 2: Hania Abdulraouf Al-Hallaq, The University of Chicago

10:30 AM
JUNIOR INVESTIGATOR WINNER - Towards Radiation Therapy with Very High-Energy Electron Beams
M. Bazalova*, B. Hårdemark, E. Hynning, M. Dunning, D. McCormick, M. Liu, S. Tantawi, V. Dolgashev, A. Koong, P. Maxim, B. Loo
10:40 AM
Current Methods for Calculating Air Density Can Overestimate Skin Dose
R. Best*, B. Libby, Q. Chen
10:50 AM
CT-Based 3D Dose Calculation Method Using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)
A. Moghadam*, k. Hadad, C. Watchman, R. Hamilton
11:00 AM
A Monte Carlo Investigation of Low-Z Targets in a TrueBeam Linear Accelerator Using Varian Virtualinac
D. Parsons*, J. Robar, D. Sawkey
11:10 AM
A Hardware Accelerator Based Fast Monte Carlo Code for Radiation Dosimetry: Software Design and Preliminary Results
X. Du*, T. Liu, L. Su, M. Riblett, X. Xu
11:20 AM
Accelerating Collapsed Cone Convolution/Superposition Dose Calculation On GPU Using Spatial Decomposition
K. Xiao*, B. Zhou, X. Hu, D. Chen
11:30 AM
Optimal Parameters for Variance Reduction in Monte Carlo Simulations for Proton Therapy
J. Ramos*, J. Perl, J. Schuemann, J. Shin, B. Faddegon, H. Paganetti
11:40 AM
Organ Doses in a Male Phantom Undergoing High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Applied to the Prostate
C. Candela-Juan*, D. Granero, J. Vijande, J. Perez-Calatayud, F. Ballester, M. Rivard
11:50 AM
Patient-Specific Monte Carlo Dosimetry for I-125 Prostate Brachytherapy
N. Miksys*, S. Enger, C. Xu, E. Vigneault, L. Beaulieu, R. Thomson
12:00 PM
Model-Based Dose Calculations for Eye Plaque Brachytherapy
M. Lesperance*, M. Martinov, M. Inglis-Whalen, R. Thomson
12:10 PM
Patient-Specific Monte Carlo Simulation of Lung Brachytherapy: Metallic Artifact Reduction and Organ-Constrained Tissue Assignment
J. Sutherland*, N. Miksys, K. Furutani, R. Thomson
12:20 PM
Accounting for Intrinsic Energy Dependence of TLDs When Establishing Dose Rate Constants for Brachytherapy Seeds
M. Rodriguez*, D. Rogers