Hofstra University Framed and Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery Discussion

1.Assess the differences between framed and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) techniques in terms of accuracy, complexity of treatment planning and treatment delivery, and relevant diseases. Please provide fairly detailed comparison of the two types of SRS procedures, list the pros and cons for each.

1.PET and MRI guided IGRT are currently integrated with conventional linacs. Please discuss how these imaging technologies can improve quality of radiation therapy. How are they compared with proton therapy? Please provide detailed arguments to support your suggestions/conclusion regarding the advantages and disadvantages.

1.What is synthetic CT? How does MR simulation work in clinic? What are the pros and cons of MR simulation compared to conventional CT simulation?