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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.

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Approved Date(s)Start: 8/9/2007
End: 12/31/2014
Committee Keywords: TG157
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Therapy Physics  [Status]
Radiation Dosimetry & Treatment Planning SC  [Status]
Workgroup on Treatment Planning  [Status]
TG157 Commissioning of beam models in Monte Carlo-based clinical treatment planning Commissioning of beam models in Monte Carlo-based clinical treatment planning [Status]
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Chair

Chang Ming Charlie Ma
Task Group Chair


Members - 2014 Roster

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There are 9 members and guests.
Indrin J. Chetty, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
Jun Deng, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
Bruce A. Faddegon, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
Steve B. Jiang, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
JinSheng . Li, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
Chang Ming Charlie Ma, PhD


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


8/8/2007  Member -
Jeffrey V. Siebers, PhD


8/8/2007  Member -
Erik Traneus


8/8/2007  Consultant - (nonvoting)

Staff Assigned to Committee - 2014 Roster

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