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Task Group No. 267 - Biophysical models and tools for the planning and evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities (TG267)

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  1. Review existing biophysical models/model parameters and their use in the evaluation of selected brachytherapy modalities (educational).
  2. Evaluate critically the underlying assumptions, range of applicability and limitation of each biophysical model (scientific and clinical).
  3. Summarize and select by critical evaluation the model parameters in terms of data source, disease site, and inherent uncertainty (scientific and clinical).
  4. Demonstrate proper use of biophysical models through 3-5 specific brachytherapy examples.
  5. Recommend guidelines for implementation, testing and use of biophysical models in the selected modalities (recommendations).
  6. Recommend the information/data to be included when reporting results of biophysical model analysis for brachytherapy (recommendations).
By-Laws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s):9/25/2014 - 12/31/2022
Reviewable Draft Deadline:
Committee Keywords: TG267

Zhe (Jay) Chen
Task Group Chair

2022 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

=complete and up-to-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING AppointmentsThere are 6 voting members.

up-to-dateZhe (Jay) Chen, PhD

9/24/2014 - 12/31/2022 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateX. Allen Li, PhD

7/1/2016 - 12/31/2022 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateRavinder Nath, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateMark J. Rivard, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateBruce R. Thomadsen, PhD

9/25/2014 - 12/31/2022 Member

up-to-dateMarco Zaider, PhD

1/1/2017 - 12/31/2022 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 4 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-datePeter Hoskin, MD

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMichael C. Joiner, PhD

9/24/2014 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateChristian Kirisits, DSc

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateTaran Paulsen Hellebust, PhD

12/5/2016 - 12/31/2022 Consultant (nonvoting)
HQ Team Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.

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