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Surgery Update

My surgery day has come and gone. I am at home, and trying to just relax and recover. My husband has been great about taking on tasks I can’t do such as lifting Evie right now. 594 more words

27 hours post-op

It’s 9pm the day after my surgery and I’m sitting in the chair in my hosiptal room tapping away at my portable keyboard, taking advantage of a surge of energy after a couple of hours of good… 445 more words

Gastric Bypass

Clinical Implementation of an Online Adaptive Plan-of-the-Day Protocol for Nonrigid Motion Management in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer IMRT

To evaluate the clinical implementation of an online adaptive plan-of-the-day protocol for nonrigid target motion management in locally advanced cervical cancer intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). 18 more words

Michael Chin Worcester

Deformable Image Registration for Adaptive Radiation Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer: Accuracy and Precision in the Presence of Tumor Changes

To compare deformable image registration (DIR) accuracy and precision for normal and tumor tissues in head and neck cancer patients during the course of radiation therapy (RT). 19 more words

Michael Chin Worcester

Statistical Modeling of CTV Motion and Deformation for IMRT of Early-Stage Rectal Cancer

To derive and validate a statistical model of motion and deformation for the clinical target volume (CTV) of early-stage rectal cancer patients.

from International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics… 10 more words

Michael Chin Worcester

Late Urinary Side Effects 10 Years After Low-Dose-Rate Prostate Brachytherapy: Population-Based Results From a Multiphysician Practice Treating With a Standardized Protocol and Uniform Dosimetric Goals

To determine late urinary toxicity (>12 months) in a large cohort of uniformly treated low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy patients.

from International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics… 11 more words

Michael Chin Worcester

Establishing High-Quality Prostate Brachytherapy Using a Phantom Simulator Training Program

To design and implement a unique training program that uses a phantom-based simulator to teach the process of prostate brachytherapy (PB) quality assurance and improve the quality of education. 18 more words

Michael Chin Worcester