Radiation Dose Calculation using MIRD TYPE PHANTOM in the Surrounding Organs during Brachytherapy of Breast Cancer

유방암의 근접치료 시 수학적 모의피폭체를 이용한 인접장기의 선량평가

  • Received : 2016.05.26
  • Accepted : 2016.06.30
  • Published : 2016.06.30


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 $^{103}Pd$ or $^{192}Ir$. As a result, $^{192}Ir$ dose is higher than $^{103}Pd$ in source organ and also in contralateral breast. Particularly, significant adjacent organs are lung, liver, heart and contralateral breast in brachytherapy of breast cancer.


Breast cancer;Brachytherapy;MIRD type phantom;Absorbed dose


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