Recent publications

Lincoln, JD, Parsons, D, Clarke SE, Cwajna, S, Robar JL Evaluation of kV CBCT enhancement using a liver-specific contrast agent for stereotactic body radiation therapy image guidance (2019) Med Phys Jan

Parsons D, Church C, Syme A. (2019) Toward a pre-clinical irradiator using clinical infrastructure. Phys Med 58: 21 – 31.

MacDonald RL, Thomas CG, Ward L, Syme A. (2018) Intra-arc binary collimation algorithm for the optimization of stereotactic radiotherapy treatment of multiple metastases with multiple prescriptions. Med Phys 45: 5597 – 5607.

Sahar Darvish-Molla, Michael C. Reno, Mike Sattarivand, Patient-specific pixel-based weighting factor dual-energy x-ray imaging system using a priori CT data, Medical Physics 2019

Monajemi, T. T., & Ruiz, E. A. (2018). Application of plastic scintillating fibres to surface dosimetry in megavoltage photon and electron beams: considerations for Cerenkov correctionPhysics in Medicine & Biology63(18), 185003.

Hupman MA, Hill IG and Syme A. (2018). Preliminary characterization of the response of an organic field effect transistor to ionizing radiation. Radiation Measurements. 118: 31 – 35.

James L. Robar, Kathryn Moran, James Allan, Jim Clancey, Tami Joseph, Krista Chytyk-Praznik, R. Lee MacDonald, John Lincoln, Parisa Sadeghi, Rob Rutledge, Intrapatinet study comparing 3D printed bolus versus standard vinyl gel sheet bolus for postmastectomy chest wall radiation therapy, Practical Radiation Oncology, 2018 July-Aug;8(4):221-229

Cody Church, Geroge Mawko, Alasdair Syme, JP Archambault, R. Lewandowski, D. Liu, S. Kehoe, D. Boyd, R. Abraham, Absorbed dose kernel and self-shielding calculations for a novel radiopaque glass microsphere for transarterial radioembolization, Medical Physics, 2018 Feb;45(2):934-942

Wesley Bowman, Mike Sattarivand, James Robar, Optimizing dual-energy x-ray parameters for the ExacTrac clinical stereoscopic imaging system to enhance soft-tissue imaging Medical Physics, 44 (3), March 2017

R. Lee MacDonald, Christopher G. Thomas, Alasdair Syme, Dynamic collimator trajectory algorithm for multiple metastases dynamic conformal arc treatment planning, Medical Physics, DOI 10.1002/mp.12648, November 2017

M.N Ha, O. Piccolo, N. Melong, Dave D. Parsons, A. Detappe. O. Tillement, James L. Robar, R.I. Berbecco, J.N. Berman, An in vivo model to study the use of nanoparticles as a radiosensitizer in radiation beams generated from a low z target, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, 99:2, E593-594, 2017.

R. Lee MacDonald, James L. Robar, Christopher G. Thomas, Overlap-guided fixed-patient support positioning optimization for cranial SRT, Med. Phys. 44, 17-27, 2017.

Siavash Atrchian, Pejman Sadeghi, Wladyslawa Cwajna, Lucy Helyer, Dorianne Rheaume, Maureen Nolan, Parisa Sadeghi, James L. Robar, Improvement of consistency in delineating breast lumpectomy cavity using surgical clips, Journal of Surgical Research, 221, 30-34, 2017.

M. Tynan R. Stevens, Dave D. Parsons, James L. Robar, Patient specific methods for room-mounted x-ray imagers for monoscopic and stereoscopic prostate motion monitoring, J Appl Clin Med Phys, 18:4; 40-50, 2017.

David D. Parsons, M. Tynan R. Stevens, James L. Robar, Current modulated volume-of-interest imaging for kilovoltage intrafraction monitoring of the prostate, Med. Phys. 44 (4) 2017 

T. Stevens and J. L. Robar, Continuous monitoring of prostate position using stereoscopic and monoscopic kV image guidance, Medical Physics, 43(5), 2558, 2016.

D. Parsons and J. L. Robar, Volume of Interest CBCT and Tube Current Modulation for image guidance using dynamic kV collimation,  Medical Physics, 43(4), 1808, 2016.

R. I. Berbeco, A. Detappe, P. Tsiamas, D. Parsons, M. Yewondwossen and J.L. Robar, Low Z target switching to increase tumor endothelial cell dose enhancement during gold nanoparticle-aided radiation therapy, Medical Physics, 43, 426, 2016.

D. Parsons and J. L. Robar, An investigation of kV CBCT image quality and dose reduction for volume-of-interest imaging using dynamic collimation, Medical Physics, 42, 5258, 2015.

A. Detappe, S. Kunjachan, J. Rottmann, J. L. Robar, P. Tsiamas, H. Korideck, O. Tillement, R. Berbeco, AGuIX nanoparticles as a promising platform for image-guided radiation therapy, Cancer Nanotechnology, 6(4), 2015.

D. Leary and J. Robar, CBCT with specification of imaging dose and CNR by anatomical volume of interest, Medical Physics, 41(1), 2014.

D. Parsons, J. Robar and D. Sawkey, A Monte Carlo investigation of low-Z target image quality generated  in a linear accelerator using Varian’s Virtualinac, Medical Physics, 41(2), 2014.

S Su, K. Moran, J.L. Robar, Design and production of 3D printed bolus for electron radiation therapy, JACMP, 15(4), 2014, 194-211.