WE-A-207-02: Electron Beam Therapy - Current Status and Future Directions



In memory of the significant contribution of Dr. Jacques Ovadia to electron beam techniques, this session will review recent, advanced techniques which are reinvigorating the science of electron beam radiation therapy. Recent research efforts in improving both the applicability and quality of the electron beam therapy will be discussed, including modulated electron beam radiotherapy (MERT) and dynamic electron arc radiotherapy (DEAR).

Learning Objectives:

  • 1.To learn about recent advances in electron beam therapy, including modulated electron beam therapy and dynamic electron arc therapy (DEAR).
  • 2.Put recent advances in the context of work that Dr. Ovadia pursued during his career in medical physics.