Bruce A Faddegon

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low dose megavoltage cone beam computed tomography with an unflattened 4 MV beam from a carbon target
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF Comprehesive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 35:5777-86. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient megavoltage cone beam CT images acquired with an unflattened beam from a carbon target and a flattened treatment beam
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Phys 37:1737-41. 2010
  3. pmc Treatment head disassembly to improve the accuracy of large electron field simulation
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UC San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 36:4577-91. 2009
  4. pmc Monte Carlo simulation of large electron fields
    Bruce A Faddegon
    University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 53:1497-510. 2008
  5. pmc The accuracy of EGSnrc, Geant4 and PENELOPE Monte Carlo systems for the simulation of electron scatter in external beam radiotherapy
    Bruce A Faddegon
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 54:6151-63. 2009
  6. pmc Benchmarking of Monte Carlo simulation of bremsstrahlung from thick targets at radiotherapy energies
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Phys 35:4308-17. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of an asymmetric Monte Carlo beam model of a Siemens Primus accelerator
    Eric C Schreiber
    Department of Radiation Oncology, NCCH Rm CB364, Campus Box 7512, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3402. 2012
  8. pmc Dose-dependent effects of focal fractionated irradiation on secondary malignant neoplasms in Nf1 mutant mice
    Jean L Nakamura
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Cancer Res 71:106-15. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Study of intensity-modulated photon-electron radiation therapy using digital phantoms
    Yuanyuan Ge
    University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 56:6693-708. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the final aperture superposition technique to calculate electron output factors and depth dose curves
    Josephine Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Med Phys 36:3397-405. 2009

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Low dose megavoltage cone beam computed tomography with an unflattened 4 MV beam from a carbon target
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF Comprehesive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 35:5777-86. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient megavoltage cone beam CT images acquired with an unflattened beam from a carbon target and a flattened treatment beam
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Phys 37:1737-41. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Treatment head disassembly to improve the accuracy of large electron field simulation
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, UC San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1708, USA
    Med Phys 36:4577-91. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Monte Carlo simulation of large electron fields
    Bruce A Faddegon
    University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 53:1497-510. 2008
    ..These results underscore the requirement for experimental benchmarks of depth penetration and electron scatter for beam energies and foils relevant to radiotherapy...
  5. pmc The accuracy of EGSnrc, Geant4 and PENELOPE Monte Carlo systems for the simulation of electron scatter in external beam radiotherapy
    Bruce A Faddegon
    UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 54:6151-63. 2009
    ..EGSnrc would achieve this accuracy with an increase in thickness of the mylar sheets in the monitor chamber, PENELOPE with a decrease in thickness...
  6. pmc Benchmarking of Monte Carlo simulation of bremsstrahlung from thick targets at radiotherapy energies
    Bruce A Faddegon
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Phys 35:4308-17. 2008
    ..GEANT4 results calculated with the "low energy" physics list were more accurate than those calculated with the "standard" physics list...
  7. doi request reprint Sensitivity analysis of an asymmetric Monte Carlo beam model of a Siemens Primus accelerator
    Eric C Schreiber
    Department of Radiation Oncology, NCCH Rm CB364, Campus Box 7512, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Appl Clin Med Phys 13:3402. 2012
    ..Lateral and angular offsets of beam and accelerator components have strong effects on dose distributions, and should be included in any high-accuracy beam model...
  8. pmc Dose-dependent effects of focal fractionated irradiation on secondary malignant neoplasms in Nf1 mutant mice
    Jean L Nakamura
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA
    Cancer Res 71:106-15. 2011
    ..This technique for administering focal fractionated irradiation will facilitate mechanistic and translational studies of SMNs...
  9. doi request reprint Study of intensity-modulated photon-electron radiation therapy using digital phantoms
    Yuanyuan Ge
    University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1708, USA
    Phys Med Biol 56:6693-708. 2011
    ..The IMPERT technique is a clinically viable approach for reducing serious side effects in radiotherapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validation of the final aperture superposition technique to calculate electron output factors and depth dose curves
    Josephine Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, Suite H1031, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Med Phys 36:3397-405. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that FAST can be used to provide output factors and depth dose curves for most clinical cases...
  11. doi request reprint Prototyping a large field size IORT applicator for a mobile linear accelerator
    Rogier W J Janssen
    Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, PO Box 1350, 5602 ZA, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Phys Med Biol 53:2089-102. 2008
    ..In addition, the measurements agreed well with the MC simulations, typically within 2%/1 mm...
  12. ncbi request reprint Focused beam-stop array for the measurement of scatter in megavoltage portal and cone beam CT imaging
    Jonathan S Maltz
    Oncology Care Systems Group, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc, 4040 Nelson Ave, Concord, California 94520, USA
    Med Phys 35:2452-62. 2008
    ..The same corrections remove the typical cupping artifact from both phantom and patient images. The BSA proves to be a useful tool for quantifying and removing image scatter, as well as for validating models of MV imaging systems...
  13. ncbi request reprint Report of the AAPM Task Group No. 105: Issues associated with clinical implementation of Monte Carlo-based photon and electron external beam treatment planning
    Indrin J Chetty
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Med Phys 34:4818-53. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation therapy using mobile electron linear accelerators: report of AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 72
    A Sam Beddar
    Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, Unit 94, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 33:1476-89. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Dosimetry of a prototype retractable eMLC for fixed-beam electron therapy
    Kenneth R Hogstrom
    Department of Radiation Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Med Phys 31:443-62. 2004
    ..The eMLC should allow the same treatments as are typically delivered with the electron applicator-cutout system currently used for fixed-beam therapy...

Research Grants4

  1. Accurate, easy-to-commission radiotherapy beam models
    Bruce Faddegon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This will allow clinics around the country to take advantage of the computational accuracy of this state-of-the-art clinical tool. ..