Optimization of the RBE-Weighted Dose in Heavy-Ion Therapy

M. Horcicka, A. Buschbacher, A. Gemmel, M. Durante & M. Kraemer
Background: From 1997 until 2008 more than 430 cancer patients were successfully treated in the ion therapy pilot project at GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH. Most of the tumors were located in the head or neck region. The treatment planning was performed with the software TRiP[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]