Publication: Updated feasibility and reproducibility results of multi-institutional study of noninvasive breast tumor bed boost

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Jessica Schuster 1,*,13, Christopher Chipko1, Michael Kasper2, Sandra Sha3, Douglas Ciuba4, James Petrikas5, Anand Kuruvilla6, Ravichandra Sandrapaty7, Coral Quiet8, Cynthia Anderson9, Rashmi Benda10, David Wazer11, Jaroslaw Hepel12, Douglas Arthur1 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 2Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU Lynn Cancer Institute, Boca Raton, FL 3Watson […] Read more »

Publication: Partial Breast Irradiation for Boost Using Image-Guided Brachytherapy

Kuruvilla A1*, Paryani S1, Paryani N1, Simmons D1, Shah N1, Caudill J2, Stillword J2 and Sullivan JW3 1First Radiation & Oncology Group, Cancer Center of Putnam, Palatka, Florida, USA 2General Surgery, Putnam Community Medical Center, USA 3Medical Oncology, Cancer Center of Putnam, Palatka, Florida, USA *Corresponding author: Kuruvilla A, Cancer Center of Putnam, […] Read more »

Publication: Evaluation of BEBIG HDR 60Co system for non-invasive image-guided breast brachytherapy

Mehdi Zehtabian, PhD,1, Sedigheh Sina, PhD1,2, Mark J. Rivard, PhD3, Ali S. Meigooni, PhD1,4 1Radiation Medicine Department, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 2Radiation Research Center, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 3Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA, 4Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Purpose: […] Read more »

Publication:Prescription dose evaluation for APBI with noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy using equivalent uniform dose

Prescription dose evaluation for APBI with noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy using equivalent uniform dose Kara Lynne Leonard1,2,3,*, Mark J. Rivard3, David E. Wazer1,2,3, Jessica R. Hiatt1 , Shirin Sioshansi4, Thomas A. DiPetrillo 1,2,3, Jaroslaw T. Hepel1,2,3 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI 2Department of Radiation […] Read more »

Publication: The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy

The rationale, technique, and feasibility of partial breast irradiation using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy Jaroslaw T. Hepel1,2,*, Jessica R. Hiatt1, Sandra Sha3, Kara L. Leonard1,2, Theresa A. Graves4, Doreen L. Wiggins4, Dean Mastras5, Ann Pittier5, Brown University Oncology Research Group6, and David E. Wazer1,2 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island […] Read more »

Publication: Multi-axis dose accumulation of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy through biomechanical modeling of tissue deformation using the finite element method

Multi-axis dose accumulation of noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy through biomechanical modeling of tissue deformation using the finite element method Mark J. Rivard, Hamid R. Ghadyani, Adam D. Bastien, Nicholas N. Lutz, Jaroslaw T. Hepel J Contemp Brachytherapy 2015; 7, 1: 55-71 DOI (digital object identifier): 10.5114/jcb.2015.49355 To view the publication, […] Read more »

Publication: Commissioning and quality assurance for the treatment delivery components of the AccuBoost system

JOURNAL OF APPLIED CLINICAL MEDICAL PHYSICS VOLUME 16, NUMBER 2, 2015 Ileana Iftimia 1,2,a, Mike Talmadge 1,2, Ron Ladd 1, Per Halvorsen 1 Radiation Oncology Department,1 Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine,2 Boston, MA, USA ileana.n.iftimia@lahey.org The objective for this work was to develop […] Read more »

Publication: Factors influencing eligibility for breast boost using noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy

Jaroslaw T. Hepel1,2,*, Kara L. Leonard1,2, Jessica R. Hiatt1, Thomas A. DiPetrillo1,2, David E. Wazer1,2 1Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI 2Department of Radiation Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA   PURPOSE: Noninvasive image-guided breast brachytherapy (NIBB) allows for accurate targeting of the tumor […] Read more »

Article: Optically stimulated luminescent dosimetry for high dose rate brachytherapy

Optically stimulated luminescent dosimetry for high dose rate brachytherapy Christopher JasonTien*, Robert Ebeling III , Jessica R. Hiatt, Bruce Curran and Edward Sternick Department of Radiation Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA  Edited by: Charles Kunos, CaseWestern Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, USA Reviewed by: Dalong Pang, […] Read more »