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Radiation Dose Calculation using MIRD TYPE PHANTOM in the Surrounding Organs during Brachytherapy of Breast Cancer
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Radiation Dose Calculation using MIRD TYPE PHANTOM in the Surrounding Organs during Brachytherapy of Breast Cancer
Park, Eun-tae; Kim, Jung-hoon; Im, In-chul;
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 Abstract
This study was fulfilled to evaluate the absorbed dose of breast and adjacent organs using MIRD type phantom in brachytherapy of breast cancer. The absorbed dose was analyzed assuming left or right breast is source organ which is or . As a result, dose is higher than in source organ and also in contralateral breast. Particularly, significant adjacent organs are lung, liver, heart and contralateral breast in brachytherapy of breast cancer.
 Keywords
Breast cancer;Brachytherapy;MIRD type phantom;Absorbed dose;
 Language
Korean
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