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RADIATION PROTECTION IN RADIOTHERAPY. IAEA Training Material on Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy. Part 1: Aim and Role of Radiotherapy PRACTICAL EXERCISE. Objectives of Part 1. To become familiar with the principles of radiotherapy the role of radiotherapy in cancer management

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Radiation protection in radiotherapy

RADIATION PROTECTION IN RADIOTHERAPY

IAEA Training Material on Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy

Part 1: Aim and Role of Radiotherapy

PRACTICAL EXERCISE


Objectives of part 1
Objectives of Part 1

  • To become familiar with

    • the principles of radiotherapy

    • the role of radiotherapy in cancer management

    • the cost effectiveness of radiotherapy

  • To appreciate the importance of radiation dose in radiotherapy

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Part 1 aim and role of radiotherapy

Part 1: Aim and Role of Radiotherapy

IAEA Training Material on Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy

Practical 1: Database Search

IAEA Post Graduate Educational Course Radiation Protection and Safe Use of Radiation Sources


Contents objective
Contents + Objective

  • Learn how to use an internet based database

  • Become familiar with the IAEA International Nuclear Information System

  • Get some information on the use of radiotherapy in your home country

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What minimum equipment is needed
What Minimum Equipment is Needed?

  • Access to Internet

  • Access to International Nuclear Information System (INIS) database - IAEA resource

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Procedure
Procedure

  • Open Web Browser

    • Netscape Navigator

    • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Go to page: http://www.iaea.or.at/inis/index.html

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Inis homepage
INIS ‘homepage’

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Contents
Contents

Life Sciences directly

applicable to present course

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Commence search
Commence Search

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Try search
Try search:

  • Radiation Protection

  • Brachytherapy

  • Narrow down with:

    • isotope of interest

    • your home country

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What other information can be obtained on radiotherapy in your country
What other information can be obtained on radiotherapy in your country?

  • Regulatory infrastructure

  • Cancer incidence

  • Availability of resources

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You may want to try different search engines
You may want to try different search engines... your country?

  • e.g.: http://www.google.com/

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Extension
Extension your country?

  • While on the internet:

    • visit IAEA web page: http://www.iaea.org/

    • search for other training materials available in the area of radiation protection in medicine

    • excellent example: EMERALD - http://www.emerald2.net/

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Questions
Questions? your country?

Let’s get started...

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