Issue No. 05 - September/October (2000 vol. 2)
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Because small variations in radiation doses can cause significant changes in clinical outcome, calculation accuracy is a major factor in the success or failure of a cancer treatment course. This article describes how stochastic, Monte Carlo radiation transport methods can predict radiation doses for cancer patients.
C. L. Hartmann Siantar and D. Garrett, "Photon-Beam Radiation Therapy and Monte Carlo," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 2, no. , pp. 31-38, 2000.