Alfred R Smith

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Vision 20/20: proton therapy
    Alfred R Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 36:556-68. 2009
  2. ncbi The M. D. Anderson proton therapy system
    Alfred Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 36:4068-83. 2009
  3. ncbi Initial beam size study for passive scatter proton therapy. II. Changes in delivered depth dose profiles
    Jerimy C Polf
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 34:4219-22. 2007
  4. ncbi Initial beam size study for passive scatter proton therapy. I. Monte Carlo verification
    Jerimy C Polf
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 34:4213-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Feasibility studies of a passive scatter proton therapy nozzle without a range modulator wheel
    Mark C Harvey
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 35:2243-52. 2008
  6. ncbi Commissioning of the discrete spot scanning proton beam delivery system at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Proton Therapy Center, Houston
    Michael T Gillin
    Department of Radiation Physics, U T MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 37:154-63. 2010
  7. ncbi Verification procedure for isocentric alignment of proton beams
    George Ciangaru
    Proton Therapy Center, Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:2671. 2007
  8. ncbi Benchmarking analytical calculations of proton doses in heterogeneous matter
    George Ciangaru
    Proton Therapy Facility, Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 32:3511-23. 2005
  9. ncbi Proton therapy
    Alfred R Smith
    University of Texas, M D Anderson Proton Therapy Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:R491-504. 2006
  10. ncbi Treatment planning with protons for pediatric retinoblastoma, medulloblastoma, and pelvic sarcoma: how do protons compare with other conformal techniques?
    Catherine T Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:362-72. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Vision 20/20: proton therapy
    Alfred R Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 36:556-68. 2009
    ..During this same period several new proton therapy facilities will be built and the cost of proton therapy is expected to decrease, making proton therapy routinely available to a larger population of cancer patients...
  2. ncbi The M. D. Anderson proton therapy system
    Alfred Smith
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 36:4068-83. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi Initial beam size study for passive scatter proton therapy. II. Changes in delivered depth dose profiles
    Jerimy C Polf
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 34:4219-22. 2007
    ..Our results indicate that the width of the delivered SOBP decreases as the size of the initial beam increases...
  4. ncbi Initial beam size study for passive scatter proton therapy. I. Monte Carlo verification
    Jerimy C Polf
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 34:4213-8. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Feasibility studies of a passive scatter proton therapy nozzle without a range modulator wheel
    Mark C Harvey
    Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 35:2243-52. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that it is feasible to deliver a passively scattered dose distribution with an RMW-free nozzle configuration with clinical characteristics comparable to those using standard methods...
  6. ncbi Commissioning of the discrete spot scanning proton beam delivery system at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Proton Therapy Center, Houston
    Michael T Gillin
    Department of Radiation Physics, U T MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 37:154-63. 2010
    ..To describe a summary of the clinical commissioning of the discrete spot scanning proton beam at the Proton Therapy Center, Houston (PTC-H)...
  7. ncbi Verification procedure for isocentric alignment of proton beams
    George Ciangaru
    Proton Therapy Center, Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 8:2671. 2007
    ..22 +/- 0.1 mm for the gantry positions tested, which was well within the maximum deviation of 0.50 mm accepted at the Proton Therapy Center in Houston...
  8. ncbi Benchmarking analytical calculations of proton doses in heterogeneous matter
    George Ciangaru
    Proton Therapy Facility, Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 32:3511-23. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi Proton therapy
    Alfred R Smith
    University of Texas, M D Anderson Proton Therapy Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:R491-504. 2006
    ..Space requirements did not permit me to mention all of the existing proton therapy facilities or the names of all of those who have contributed to proton therapy...
  10. ncbi Treatment planning with protons for pediatric retinoblastoma, medulloblastoma, and pelvic sarcoma: how do protons compare with other conformal techniques?
    Catherine T Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63:362-72. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi Proton beam dosimetry for radiosurgery: implementation of the ICRU Report 59 at the Harvard Cyclotron Laboratory
    Wayne D Newhauser
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Northeast Proton Therapy Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Phys Med Biol 47:1369-89. 2002
    ..The ionization chamber technique exhibited superior reproducibility and was adopted in our standard clinical practice for radiosurgery...