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  Therapy Scientific Session Thursday
Photon Therapy - Planning and Dose Calculation Methods 1:00PM - 2:50PM  Room: Ballroom E

Moderator 1: James Mechalakos, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Moderator 2: Jan Seuntjens, McGill University

1:00 PM
A 3D Solver of Linear Boltzmann Transport Equation Based On a New Angular Discretization Method with Positivity for Photon Dose Calculation Benchmarked with Geant4
X. Hong*, H. Gao
1:10 PM
A Forward Scattering Approximation to Dose Calculation Using the Linear Boltzmann Transport Equation
B. Catt*, M. Snyder
1:20 PM
A Novel Method to Account for Ion Chamber Volume Averaging Effect in a Commercial Treatment Planning System Through Convolution
B. Barraclough*, J. Li, C. Liu, G. Yan
1:30 PM
An Online Replanning Algorithm for VMAT
E. Ahunbay*, M. Moreau, X. Li
1:40 PM
Analysis of Dosimetric Characteristics in Two Leaf Motion Calculator Algorithms for Sliding Window IMRT
L. Wu*, B. Huang, B. Rowedder, B. Ma, Y. Kuang
1:50 PM
Challenges in the Dosimetry of Flattening Filter Free Beams
D. Czarnecki*, P. von Voigts-Rhetz, K. Zink
2:00 PM
Development of Dose Calculation Error Predictors for a Widely Implemented Clinical Algorithm
A. Egan*, W. Laub
2:10 PM
GPU-Monte Carlo Based Fast IMRT Plan Optimization
Y. Li*, Z. Tian, F. Shi, S. Jiang, X. Jia
2:20 PM
TrueBeam Monte Carlo Absolute Dose Calculations Using Monitor Chamber Backscatter Simulations and Linac-Logged Target Current
I. Popescu*, J. Lobo, D. Sawkey, M. Svatos
2:30 PM
Independent Verification of Monitor Units for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
X. Chen*, K. Bush, A. Ding, L. Xing
2:40 PM
Adaptive-Beamlet Based Finite Size Pencil Beam (AB-FSPB) Dose Calculation Algorithm for Independent Verification of IMRT and VMAT
C. Park*, L. Arhjoul, G. Yan, B. Lu, J. Li, C. Liu