Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022

  • End-to-End Test for a Radiotherapy Program Based on the Medical Linear Accelerator Installed in a Resource-Limited Oncology Centre in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Paul Njom Mobit, Paulin Harmoniel Imandi, Nicholas Ade

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 22-29
    Received: May 02, 2022
    Accepted: May 14, 2022
    Published: May 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Several challenges including the availability of necessary funds and expertise hinder the development and modernization of radiotherapy in resource-scarce countries like those in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This work presents the findings of an end-to-end audit on independent verification of radiation doses delivered by a commercially available medic... Show More
  • Commissioning Experience of a Medical Linear Accelerator in a Low-Resource Setting in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Paul Njom Mobit, Nicholas Ade

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 30-37
    Received: May 05, 2022
    Accepted: May 28, 2022
    Published: Jun. 09, 2022
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    Abstract: With increasing cancer incidence in Africa, a number of Sub-Saharan African countries have started implementing radiotherapy programs based on linear accelerator (linac) technology. This work summarizes the commissioning experience of a commercially available medical linac installed in a resource-limited oncology centre in Cameroon for the delivery... Show More