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Reference dataset of users' photon beam modeling parameters for the Eclipse, Pinnacle, and RayStation treatment planning systems.

Med Phys 2020 Jan 15;47(1):282-288. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.13892DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6980266PMC
January 2020

Solid organ transplantation after treatment for childhood cancer: a retrospective cohort analysis from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Lancet Oncol 2019 Oct 27;20(10):1420-1431. Epub 2019 Aug 27.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30418-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6871649PMC
October 2019

Adaptations to a Generalized Radiation Dose Reconstruction Methodology for Use in Epidemiologic Studies: An Update from the MD Anderson Late Effect Group.

Radiat Res 2019 08 18;192(2):169-188. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1667/RR15201.1DOI Listing
August 2019

Development and validation of a 3D-printed bolus cap for total scalp irradiation.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2019 Mar 1;20(3):89-96. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acm2.12552DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414136PMC
March 2019

Practical guidelines for handling head and neck computed tomography artifacts for quantitative image analysis.

Comput Med Imaging Graph 2018 11 15;69:134-139. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1420, Houston, Texas 77030, United States; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 6767 Bertner Ave., Houston, Texas 77030, United States; Department of Imaging Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 1472, Houston, Texas 77030, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2018.09.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6217839PMC
November 2018

Treatment plan complexity does not predict IROC Houston anthropomorphic head and neck phantom performance.

Phys Med Biol 2018 10 17;63(20):205015. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, United States of America. Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/aae29eDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6287268PMC
October 2018

Long-Term Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

J Clin Oncol 2018 Sep 14:JCO2018784595. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Arin L. Madenci, Brent R. Weil, and Christopher B. Weldon, Boston Children's Hospital; Arin L. Madenci and Larissa Nekhlyudov, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Brent R. Weil, Larissa Nekhlyudov, Lisa R. Diller, and Christopher B. Weldon, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Arin L. Madenci, Brent R. Weil, Larissa Nekhlyudov, Lisa R. Diller and Christopher B. Weldon, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Qi Liu, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Andrew J. Murphy, Todd M. Gibson, Yutaka Yasui, Christopher L. Tinkle, and Gregory T. Armstrong, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Wendy M. Leisenring, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Rebecca M. Howell, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; and Kevin C. Oeffinger, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.

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September 2018

Genetic Risk for Subsequent Neoplasms Among Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer.

J Clin Oncol 2018 07 30;36(20):2078-2087. Epub 2018 May 30.

Zhaoming Wang, Carmen L. Wilson, John Easton, Andrew Thrasher, Heather Mulder, Dale J. Hedges, Shuoguo Wang, Michael C. Rusch, Michael N. Edmonson, Jennifer Q. Lanctot, Eric Caron, Kyla Shelton, Kelsey Currie, Matthew Lear, Aman Patel, Celeste Rosencrance, Ying Shao, Bhavin Vadodaria, Donald Yergeau, Yadav Sapkota, Russell J. Brooke, Wonjong Moon, Evadnie Rampersaud, Xiaotu Ma, Ti-Cheng Chang, Stephen V. Rice, Cynthia Pepper, Xin Zhou, Xiang Chen, Wenan Chen, Matthew J. Ehrhardt, Matthew J. Krasin, Rebecca M. Howell, Nicholas S. Phillips, Courtney Lewis, Deokumar Srivastava, Ching-Hon Pui, Chimene A. Kesserwan, Gang Wu, Kim E. Nichols, James R. Downing, Melissa M. Hudson, Yutaka Yasui, Leslie L. Robison, and Jinghui Zhang, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Qi Liu, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Shawn Levy, Angela Jones, and Braden Boone, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL; and Rebecca M. Howell, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/JCO.2018.77.8589
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6036620PMC
July 2018

Late Infection-Related Mortality in Asplenic Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

J Clin Oncol 2018 06 17;36(16):1571-1578. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Brent R. Weil, Arin L. Madenci, and Christopher B. Weldon, Boston Children's Hospital; Brent R. Weil, Arin L. Madenci, Lisa R. Diller, and Christopher B. Weldon, Harvard Medical School; Brent R. Weil, Lisa R. Diller, and Christopher B. Weldon, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Arin L. Madenci, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Qi Liu, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Rebecca M. Howell and Susan A. Smith, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Todd M. Gibson, Yutaka Yasui, Christopher L. Tinkle, and Gregory T. Armstrong, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN; Joseph P. Neglia, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Wendy M. Leisenring, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Emily S. Tonorezos and Danielle N. Friedman, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York; Louis S. Constine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY; and Kevin C. Oeffinger, Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.76.1643DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5978467PMC
June 2018

Material matters: Analysis of density uncertainty in 3D printing and its consequences for radiation oncology.

Med Phys 2018 Apr 25;45(4):1614-1621. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.12839DOI Listing
April 2018

Accuracy of deformable image registration on magnetic resonance images in digital and physical phantoms.

Med Phys 2017 Oct 18;44(10):5153-5161. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mp.12406DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5962957PMC
October 2017

AAPM TG 158: Measurement and calculation of doses outside the treated volume from external-beam radiation therapy.

Med Phys 2017 Oct 20;44(10):e391-e429. Epub 2017 Aug 20.

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 12180, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/mp.12462
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October 2017

Preparation and fabrication of a full-scale, sagittal-sliced, 3D-printed, patient-specific radiotherapy phantom.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2017 Sep 30;18(5):285-292. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/acm2.12162
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acm2.12162DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5874860PMC
September 2017

Treatment Planning System Calculation Errors Are Present in Most Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core-Houston Phantom Failures.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 08 4;98(5):1197-1203. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Imaging and Radiation Oncology Core-Houston, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.03.049DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5567850PMC
August 2017

Effects of Smoking on Late Toxicity From Breast Radiation.

J Clin Oncol 2017 05 20;35(15):1633-1635. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Simona F. Shaitelman, Rebecca M. Howell, and Benjamin D. Smith, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.72.2660DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5890437PMC
May 2017

Approaches to reducing photon dose calculation errors near metal implants.

Med Phys 2016 Sep;43(9):5117

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030 and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, Texas 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4960632DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4991994PMC
September 2016

Radiation-related heart and vascular disease.

Future Oncol 2015 ;11(14):2067-76

Department of Cardiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/fon.15.129DOI Listing
May 2016

Comparative Risk Predictions of Second Cancers After Carbon-Ion Therapy Versus Proton Therapy.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 May 16;95(1):279-286. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4844193PMC
May 2016

Risk-optimized proton therapy to minimize radiogenic second cancers.

Phys Med Biol 2015 May 28;60(10):3999-4013. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Department of Oncology, Section of Radiotherapy, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/60/10/3999DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4443860PMC
May 2015

An evaluation of three commercially available metal artifact reduction methods for CT imaging.

Phys Med Biol 2015 Feb 14;60(3):1047-67. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/60/3/1047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4311882PMC
February 2015

A comparative study on the risks of radiogenic second cancers and cardiac mortality in a set of pediatric medulloblastoma patients treated with photon or proton craniospinal irradiation.

Radiother Oncol 2014 Oct 12;113(1):84-8. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, USA; Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA; Medical Physics Program, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2014.07.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4256116PMC
October 2014

Secondary neutron spectrum from 250-MeV passively scattered proton therapy: measurement with an extended-range Bonner sphere system.

Med Phys 2014 Sep;41(9):092104

Department of Nuclear Engineering, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho 83201.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4892929DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149696PMC
September 2014

Comparison of 2D and 3D gamma analyses.

Med Phys 2014 Feb;41(2):021710

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4860195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3977814PMC
February 2014

Investigation of various energy deposition kernel refinements for the convolution∕superposition method.

Med Phys 2013 Dec;40(12):121721

The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas 77030 and Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4831758DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3856653PMC
December 2013

Analytical model for out-of-field dose in photon craniospinal irradiation.

Phys Med Biol 2013 Nov 8;58(21):7463-79. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA. Department of Radiation Oncology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/58/21/7463DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395760PMC
November 2013

Development and implementation of a remote audit tool for high dose rate (HDR) Ir-192 brachytherapy using optically stimulated luminescence dosimetry.

Med Phys 2013 Nov;40(11):112102

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 and The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4824915DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3820626PMC
November 2013

Radiation dose to the esophagus from breast cancer radiation therapy, 1943-1996: an international population-based study of 414 patients.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2013 Jul 26;86(4):694-701. Epub 2013 Apr 26.

Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.03.014DOI Listing
July 2013

Predicted risks of radiogenic cardiac toxicity in two pediatric patients undergoing photon or proton radiotherapy.

Radiat Oncol 2013 Jul 23;8(1):184. Epub 2013 Jul 23.

The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1748-717X-8-184DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3751146PMC
July 2013

Comparison of risk of radiogenic second cancer following photon and proton craniospinal irradiation for a pediatric medulloblastoma patient.

Phys Med Biol 2013 Feb 16;58(4):807-23. Epub 2013 Jan 16.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/58/4/807DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3615542PMC
February 2013

Standardized treatment planning methodology for passively scattered proton craniospinal irradiation.

Radiat Oncol 2013 Feb 3;8:32. Epub 2013 Feb 3.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1748-717X-8-32DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3606426PMC
February 2013

Impact of margin size on the predicted risk of radiogenic second cancers following proton arc therapy and volumetric modulated arc therapy for prostate cancer.

Phys Med Biol 2012 Dec 15;57(23):N469-79. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Department of Radiation Physics, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/57/23/N469DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3701958PMC
December 2012

Risk of radiogenic second cancers following volumetric modulated arc therapy and proton arc therapy for prostate cancer.

Phys Med Biol 2012 Nov 10;57(21):7117-32. Epub 2012 Oct 10.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/57/21/7117DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3772654PMC
November 2012

The clinical impact of the couch top and rails on IMRT and arc therapy.

Phys Med Biol 2011 Dec 4;56(23):7435-47. Epub 2011 Nov 4.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/56/23/007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4292897PMC
December 2011

Erratum: "Secondary neutron spectra from modern Varian, Siemens, and Elekta linacs with multileaf collimators" [Med. Phys. 36(9), 4027-4038 (2009)].

Med Phys 2011 Dec;38(12):6789

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3658654DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4108648PMC
December 2011

Variations in photon energy spectra of a 6 MV beam and their impact on TLD response.

Med Phys 2011 May;38(5):2619-28

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3575419DOI Listing
May 2011

Neutron-induced electronic failures around a high-energy linear accelerator.

Med Phys 2011 Jan;38(1):34-9

Department of Radiation Physics, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3519905DOI Listing
January 2011

Accuracy of out-of-field dose calculations by a commercial treatment planning system.

Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 12;55(23):6999-7008. Epub 2010 Nov 12.

The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152254PMC
December 2010

Methodology for determining doses to in-field, out-of-field and partially in-field organs for late effects studies in photon radiotherapy.

Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 12;55(23):7009-23. Epub 2010 Nov 12.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/55/23/S04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001332PMC
December 2010

Effect of organ size and position on out-of-field dose distributions during radiation therapy.

Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 12;55(23):7025-36. Epub 2010 Nov 12.

The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/55/23/S05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3152250PMC
December 2010

Risk of second malignant neoplasm following proton versus intensity-modulated photon radiotherapies for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Phys Med Biol 2010 Dec 12;55(23):7055-65. Epub 2010 Nov 12.

Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/55/23/S07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001302PMC
December 2010

Calibration of indium response functions in an Au-In-BSE system up to 800 MeV.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2010 Jun 15;139(4):565-73. Epub 2009 Dec 15.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncp282DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2909792PMC
June 2010

Secondary neutron spectra from modern Varian, Siemens, and Elekta linacs with multileaf collimators.

Med Phys 2009 Sep;36(9):4027-38

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2738742PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3159300DOI Listing
September 2009

Effects of tertiary MLC configuration on secondary neutron spectra from 18 MV x-ray beams for the Varian 21EX linear accelerator.

Med Phys 2009 Sep;36(9):4039-46

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3159301DOI Listing
September 2009

Neutron spectra and dose equivalents calculated in tissue for high-energy radiation therapy.

Med Phys 2009 Apr;36(4):1244-50

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2736753PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.3089810DOI Listing
April 2009

Treatment vault shielding for a flattening filter-free medical linear accelerator.

Phys Med Biol 2009 Mar 3;54(5):1265-73. Epub 2009 Feb 3.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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March 2009

Establishing action levels for EPID-based QA for IMRT.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2008 Jun 23;9(3):2721. Epub 2008 Jun 23.

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5722294PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1120/jacmp.v9i3.2721DOI Listing
June 2008

Energy spectra, sources, and shielding considerations for neutrons generated by a flattening filter-free Clinac.

Med Phys 2008 May;35(5):1906-11

Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2905029DOI Listing
May 2008

Measurements of secondary neutron dose from 15 MV and 18 MV IMRT.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry 2005 ;115(1-4):508-12

Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rpd/nci041DOI Listing
March 2006

Calculation of effective dose from measurements of secondary neutron spectra and scattered photon dose from dynamic MLC IMRT for 6 MV, 15 MV, and 18 MV beam energies.

Med Phys 2006 Feb;33(2):360-8

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, 1365 Clifton Road AT200, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2140119DOI Listing
February 2006

Investigation of secondary neutron dose for 18 MV dynamic MLC IMRT delivery.

Med Phys 2005 Mar;32(3):786-93

Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365 Clifton Road AT200, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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March 2005