Radiation Oncology

Hossein Afsharpour PhD, MCCPM, DABR
Lecturer
Hossein Afsharpour
Contact Info
T: (905) 813-1100 5525
Location
Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre - Credit Valley Hospital
2200 Eglinton Avenue West
Mississauga, ON, L5M 2N1
Degree/Qualification
PhD, Medical Physics, Université Laval
Professional Memberships
AAPM
COMP
JACMP board of editors
Appointments
Lecturer, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Credit Valley Hospital
Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics
Clinical Interests
Brachytherapy, Thoracic SBRT, Genitourinary EBRT
Research Interests
Adaptive radiation therapy, deformable image registration, 3D printing for superficial treatments, Monte Carlo methods for radiation transport

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Adaptive radiation therapy, Deformable image registration, 3D printing for superficial treatments, Monte Carlo methods for radiation transport

TEACHING INTERESTS
Treatment planning 
 

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

On the sensitivity of alpha/beta prediction to dose calculation methodology in prostate brachytherapy, H. Afsharpour*, S. Walsh, CA. Collins-Fekete, E. Vigneault, F. Verhaegen, L. Beaulieu International journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics Feb 2014, Volume 88, issue 2, 345-350

ALGEBRA: Heterogeneous dosimetry algorithm based on GEANT4 for brachytherapy, H. Afsharpour*, G. Landry, M. D’Amours, S. Enger, B. Reniers, E. Poon, J.-F. Carrier, F. Verhaegen and L. Beaulieu; Physics in Medicine and Biology 57 11 3273-3280, May 2012

A Monte Carlo study on the effect of seed design on the interseed attenuation in permanent prostate implants, H. Afsharpour*, M. D’Amours, B. Côté, J. F. Carrier, F. Verhaegen, L. Beaulieu; Medical Physics, 35 (8), 3671-3681, August 2008