Posts Tagged "immobilization"

Proton Therapy from a Rad Therapist’s Perspective

  Aug 7th, 2019   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/proton-therapy-from-a-rad-therapist’s-perspective/ Proton therapy is all the buzz right now! But, what really goes on behind the scenes? We talk to Tiffany Knabb, proton therapist, from Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida. She explains the technical and educational aspects, as well as describing the differences in treatment from conventional radiation therapy. […]

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Painting with a Purpose: Immobilization and Masks for Pediatric Patients

  Aug 27th, 2018   -     0.5 CE Credit   -  

(0.5 CE Credit) TAKE THE QUIZ! https://rad-cast.com/painting-with-a-purpose-immobilization-and-masks-for-pediatric-patients Careful treatment planning and dose calculation, when combined with effective and comfortable patient positioning and immobilization, may improve the probability of tumor control. Advances in radiation therapy equipment have had a significant impact on the accuracy of dose calculation and delivery. However, actual patient repositioning and immobilization, which […]

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