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Task Group No. 158 - Measurements and calculations of doses outside the treatment volume from External Beam Radiation Therapy (TG158)

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1) Review the literature on dosimetry of non-target, out-of-field exposure using both experimental and computational approaches, 2) Analyze new modalities including the IMRT/IGRT and proton treatment procedures, 3) Discuss the uses of phantoms and dosimeters for measuring neutron, electron and photon exposures, 4) Discuss the uses of patient and accelerator models for simulations, and 5) Recommend dosimetry methods for assessing non-target exposures and for improving treatment planning, particularly for emerging modalities.

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Approved Date(s)12/31/2018
Committee Keywords: TG158
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