Certificate in Medical Physics - Radiation Therapy Physics MEDP 6423   Radiation Therapy Physics
CREDIT HOURS: 4
The course covers ionizing radiation generation and use in radiation therapy to cause controlled biological effects in cancer patients. Topics include external beam radiation therapy, brachytherapy, treatment planning, radiation therapy devices, special techniques in radiotherapy, radiation therapy with neutrons, protons, and heavy ions.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: PHYC 6421.03 or MEDP 6421.03
CROSS-LISTING: PHYC 6423.04