Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Restricted to physics and engineering graduate students and senior undergraduate physics majors. Limited to 3 students. Introduction to radiation oncology physics. Overview of treatment methodologies. Medical physics equipment. Treatment machine dosimetry, including calibration. Machine quality assurance. Patient dosimetry. Treatment planning. Simulation and treatment. Treatment quality assurance, including calculation checks and chart checks. Brachytherapy. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2008 Fall Quarter.