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Task Group No. 267 - Biophysical models and tools for the planning and evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities (TG267)

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  1. Review existing biophysical models/model parameters and their use in the evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities (educational).
  2. Evaluate critically the underlying assumptions, range of applicability and limitation of each biophysical model (scientific and clinical).
  3. Summarize and select by critical evaluation the model parameters in terms of data source, disease site, and inherent uncertainty (scientific and clinical).
  4. Demonstrate proper use of biophysical models through 3-5 specific brachytherapy examples.
  5. Recommend guidelines for implementation, testing and use of biophysical models in the selected modalities (recommendations).
  6. Recommend the information/data to be included when reporting results of biophysical model analysis for brachytherapy (recommendations).
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s):9/25/2014 - 12/31/2023
Reviewable Draft Deadline:
Committee Keywords: TG267

Zhe (Jay) Chen
Task Group Chair

2023 Roster

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 6 voting members.

up-to-dateZhe (Jay) Chen, PhD

9/24/2014 - 12/31/2023 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateX. Allen Li, PhD

7/1/2016 - 12/31/2023 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateRavinder Nath, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateBruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2023 Member

up-to-dateMarco Zaider, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2023 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 5 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateDavid J. Brenner, PhD

7/1/2016 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-datePeter Hoskin, MD

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael C. Joiner, PhD

9/24/2014 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateChristian Kirisits, DSc

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateTaran Paulsen Hellebust, PhD

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2023 Consultant (nonvoting)
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