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A system and method of evaluating dose delivered by a radiation therapy system using a marker that indicates motion. The marker is associated with the patient. In one method of operation, the method includes delivering radiation to the patient, monitoring motion of the marker during the delivering radiation, and evaluating a dose delivered to the patient based at least in part on the motion of the marker. In another method of operation, the method includes delivering radiation to the patient, obtaining information relating to the delivery of radiation, estimating dose to the marker based at least in part on the information, acquiring dose received by the marker, and comparing the received dose with the estimated dose.

Title
System and method of evaluating dose delivered by a radiation therapy system
Application Number
11/459097
Publication Number
7839972 (B2)
Application Date
July 21, 2006
Publication Date
November 23, 2010
Inventor
Thomas R Mackie
Verona
WI, US
Weiguo Lu
Madison
WI, US
Eric Schnarr
McFarland
WI, US
Gustavo H Olivera
Madison
WI, US
Kenneth J Ruchala
Madison
WI, US
Agent
Michael Best & Friedrich
Assignee
Tomotherapy Incorporated
WI, US
IPC
A61N 5/10
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