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Task Group No. 253 - Surface Brachytherapy (TG253)

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  1. Review approaches to surface brachytherapy, including:

a. Physical characteristics

b. Safe use and handling

c. Dosimetric characteristics

2.  Develop a rational, risk-based set of QM procedures for the applicators and surface brachytherapy procedures, beyond that appropriate for general brachytherapy. These procedures will include (but not limited to):

a.  Definition of the physicists role

b.  Recommendations on acceptance and commissioning procedures 

c.  Definition of a clinical QM procedure and frequency

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)12/31/2018
Committee Keywords: TG253
Chairs

Regina Fulkerson
Task Group Co-Chair

Jose Perez-Calatayud
Task Group Co-Chair


2018 Roster

(dates shown below are beginning date of position)

=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 15 members and guests.
Facundo Ballester, PhD

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
Ivan M. Buzurovic, PhD

7/20/2014  Member
up-to-date
Regina K. Fulkerson, PhD

9/30/2013  Task Group Co-Chair
up-to-date
Yongbok Kim, PhD

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
Zoubir Ouhib, MS

9/30/2013  Member - ABS Liaison
up-to-date
Sujatha Pai, MS

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
Jose Perez-Calatayud, PhD

9/30/2013  Task Group Co-Chair
up-to-date
Mark J. Rivard, PhD

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
Yi Rong, PhD

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
Bruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

9/30/2013  Member
up-to-date
NON-VOTING Appointments
David Harrington

11/5/2013  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Yury Niatsetski, MS

11/5/2013  Member - Physics and Advanced Development Manager at Nucletron (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Thomas W. Rusch, PhD

9/30/2013  Member - Scientist at Xoft (an iCad subsidiary) (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Frank-Andre Siebert, PhD

9/30/2013  Liaison - ESTRO (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Frank Weigand, PhD

1/1/2015  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date

None Appointed