Evolution of clinical radiotherapy physics practice under COVID-19 constraints

Rao Khan, Arash Darafsheh, Mehran Goharian, Savino Cilla, J. Eduardo Villarreal-Barajas

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Abstract

As the COVID-19 spread continues to challenge the societal and professional norms, radiotherapy around the globe is pushed into an unprecedented transformation. We will discuss how clinical physics has transformed to ascertain safety and quality standards across four facilities around the world through diversity of action, innovation, and scientific flexibility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-278
Number of pages5
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Volume148
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Clinical physic
  • Contingency plan
  • Coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Medical physic
  • Pandemic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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