Professor David Thwaites

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8731
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Research interests

Radiation oncology physics, radiation dosimetry, radiation protection, imaging in oncology, image-guided radiotherapy. Director of the Institute of Medical Physics.

Selected grants

2015

  • The ACRF Image-X Institute: Eradicating Cancer through Innovation in Imaging and Targeted X-ray Therapy; Keall P, Barton M, Jackson M, Thwaites D, Kuncic Z, Fulton R, Foster K; Australian Cancer Research Foundation/Research Support.

2014

  • Conjoint Research Medical Physics Post (Westmead Hospital and USyd Institute of Medical Physics) re-Data- Mining project; Thwaites D; Westmead Hospital/Research Support.
  • Funding for Chair Medical Physics; Thwaites D; Health Administration Corporation/Chair Medical Physics.
  • Rapid learning proof-of-concept for NSW radiotherapy: Linking and mining imaging and clinical data to support optimised decisions for NSW lung cancer patients; Thwaites D, Holloway L, Dekker A, Delaney G, Bailey M, Ghose A, Vinod S, Miller A, Hegi-Johnson F; NSW Ministry of Health, Office for Health and Medical Research/Bioinformatics Collaborative Grants Program.
  • Conjoint research medical physics post (Royal North Shore Hospital and USyd Institute of Medical Physics), re: advanced radiation oncology technology and techniques; Thwaites D; Royal North Shore Hospital/Research Support.
  • Institute of Medical Physics conjoint university-hospital medical physics research post - re: advanced radiation oncology technology and techniques; Thwaites D; Calvary Mater Newcastle/Research Support.
  • Do treatment delivery uncertainties limit the effectiveness of advanced technology radiotherapy treatments; Thwaites D, Arumugam S, Vinod S, Lee M, Rozenfeld A, Metcalfe P; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.

2013

  • Chair of Medical Physics research program; Thwaites D; Health Administration Corporation/Research Support.
  • Conjoint research medical physics post (Orange CCC and USyd Institute of Medical Physics): Advanced radiation oncology technology and techniques; Thwaites D; Health Administration Corporation/Research Support.

2012

  • The National Medical Physics University Network; Thwaites D; Department of Health (Federal)/Targeted Prevention Programs.
  • Radiation oncology medical physics conjoint academic posts; Thwaites D; Department of Health (Federal)/Targeted Prevention Programs.
  • Conjoint research medical physics research post (Westmead and Nepean Hospitals) re: advanced radiation oncology technology and techniques; Thwaites D; Westmead Hospital/Research Support.
  • Medical Physics academic program Co-ordinators Group (MPCG); Thwaites D; Department of Health (Federal)/Targeted Prevention Programs.
  • An adaptable and dedicated linear accelerator for medical radiation research; Keall P, Jackson M, Rozenfeld A, Barton M, Greer P, Vial J, Baldock C, Metcalfe P, Thwaites D, Kuncic Z, Holloway L, Bosi S, Eslick E, Downes S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2010

  • Chair of medical physics research program; Thwaites D; Health Administration Corporation/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Ibbott, G., Thwaites, D. (2015). Audits for advanced treatment dosimetry. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012002-1-012002-4. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Young, T., Xing, A., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Benchmarking the gamma pass score using ArcCHECK for routine dosimetric QA of VMAT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012040-1-012040-4. [More Information]
  • Kairn, T., Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Crowe, S., Langton, C., Thwaites, D., Trapp, J. (2015). Clinical use of diodes and micro-chambers to obtain accurate small field output factor measurements. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38, 357-367. [More Information]
  • Caloz, M., Kafrouni, M., Leturgie, Q., Corde, S., Downes, S., Lehmann, J., Thwaites, D. (2015). Development of phantom and methodology for 3D and 4D dose intercomparisons for advanced lung radiotherapy. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012023-1-012023-4. [More Information]
  • Garcia, R., NYSTROM, H., Fiorino, C., Thwaites, D. (2015). Does a too risk-averse approach to the implementation of new radiotherapy technologies delay their clinical use? British Journal of Radiology, 88(1051), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Foote, M., Bailey, M., Smith, L., Siva, S., Hegi-Johnson, F., Seeley, A., Barry, T., Booth, J., Ball, D., Thwaites, D. (2015). Guidelines for safe practice of stereotactic body (ablative) radiation therapy. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 59(5), 646-653. [More Information]
  • Muren, L., Jornet, N., George, D., Garcia, R., Thwaites, D. (2015). Improving radiotherapy through medical physics developments. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 117(3), 403-406. [More Information]
  • Hansen, C., Sykes, J., Barber, J., West, K., Bromley, R., Szymura, K., Fisher, S., Sim, J., Bailey, M., Chrystal, D., Thwaites, D., et al (2015). Multicentre knowledge sharing and planning/dose audit on flattening filter free beams for SBRT lung. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.
  • Bendall, L., Najim, M., Stensmyr, R., Flower, E., Yau, S., Thwaites, D., Sykes, J. (2015). Performance evaluation of head and neck contour adaptation with cone beam CT using two commercial software systems. Acta Oncologica, 54(9), 1693-1697. [More Information]
  • Hansen, C., Bertelsen, A., Riis, H., Christiansen, R., Hansen, O., Sykes, J., Thwaites, D., Brink, C. (2015). Plan quality and delivery accuracy of flattening filter free beam for SBRT lung treatments. Acta Oncologica, 54(3), 422-432. [More Information]
  • Juneja, P., Kneebone, A., Booth, J., Thwaites, D., Kaur, R., Colvill, E., Ng, J., Keall, P., Eade, T. (2015). Prostate motion during radiotherapy of prostate cancer patients with and without application of a hydrogel spacer: a comparative study. Radiation Oncology, 10, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Clark, C., Aird, E., Bolton, S., Miles, E., Nisbet, A., Snaith, J., Thomas, R., Venables, K., Thwaites, D. (2015). Radiotherapy dosimetry audit: Three decades of improving standards and accuracy in UK clinical practice and trials. British Journal of Radiology, 88(1055), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Young, T., Xing, A., Vial, P., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L., Arumugam, S. (2015). Sensitivity of collapsed arc QA method for delivery errors in Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT). Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012021-1-012021-4. [More Information]
  • Bortfeld, T., Torresin, A., Fiorino, C., Andreo, P., Gagliardi, G., Jeraj, R., Muren, L., Paiusco, M., Thwaites, D., Knoos, T. (2015). The research versus clinical service role of medical physics. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 114(3), 285-288. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Xing, A., Young, T., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Three dimensional dose verification of VMAT plans using the Octavius 4D dosimetric system. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Xing, A., Young, T., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Validation of 3DVH estimated DVH metrics for prostate VMAT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Thompson, C., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Thwaites, D. (2014). A dosimetric characterization of a novel linear accelerator collimator. Medical Physics, 41(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Thwaites, D., Crowe, S., Kairn, T., Knight, R., Kenny, J., Langton, C., Trapp, J. (2014). A practical and theoretical definition of very small field size for radiotherapy output factor measurements. Medical Physics, 41(4), 041707-1-041707-8. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Thwaites, D. (2014). A simple model for predicting the signal for a head-mounted transmission chamber system, allowing IMRT in-vivo dosimetry without pretreatment linac time. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 15(4), 270-279. [More Information]
  • Hill, R., Healy, B., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z., Thwaites, D., Baldock, C. (2014). Advances in kilovoltage x-ray beam dosimetry. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(6), R183-R231. [More Information]
  • Barber, J., Sykes, J., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2014). Automatic image registration performance for two different CBCT systems; Variation with imaging dose. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Paynter, D., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Evans, J., Thwaites, D. (2014). Beam characteristics of energy-matched flattening filter free beams. Medical Physics, 41(5), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Harding, R., Trnková, P., Weston, S., Lilley, J., Thompson, C., Short, S., Loughrey, C., Cosgrove, V., Lomax, A., Thwaites, D. (2014). Benchmarking of a treatment planning system for spot scanning proton therapy: Comparison and analysis of robustness to setup errors of photon IMRT and proton SFUD treatment plans of base of skull meningioma. Medical Physics, 41(11), 111710-1-111710-11. [More Information]
  • Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Thwaites, D., Kairn, T., Crowe, S., Pedrazzini, G., Aland, T., Kenny, J., Langton, C., Trapp, J. (2014). Design and experimental testing of air slab caps which convert commercial electron diodes into dual purpose, correction-free diodes for small field dosimetry. Medical Physics, 41(10), 101701-1-101701-9. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Thwaites, D., Henry, A. (2014). Dosimetry modeling for focal high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy, 13(6), 611-617. [More Information]
  • Bawazeer, O., Gray, A., Arumugam, S., Vial, P., Thwaites, D., Descallar, J., Holloway, L. (2014). Evaluation of the ability of a 2D ionisation chamber array and an EPID to detect systematic delivery errors in IMRT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 012071. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2014). Investigation of interseed attenuation and tissue composition effects in 125I seed implant prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy, 13(6), 603-610. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Wilson, D., Buckley, D., Thwaites, D., Carey, B., Henry, A. (2014). Multi-parametric MRI-guided focal tumor boost using HDR prostate brachytherapy: A feasibility study. Brachytherapy, 13(2), 137-145. [More Information]
  • Cho, G., Ebert, M., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z., Baldock, C., Thwaites, D. (2014). Radiation treatment dose optimisation using Poisson tumour control probability parameters. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dekker, A., Vinod, S., Holloway, L., Oberije, C., George, A., Goozee, G., Delaney, G., Lambin, P., Thwaites, D. (2014). Rapid learning in practice: A lung cancer survival decision support system in routine patient care data. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 113(1), 47-53. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Charles, P., Trapp, J., Thwaites, D. (2013). A methodological approach to reporting corrected small field relative outputs. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 350-355. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D. (2013). Accuracy required and achievable in radiotherapy dosimetry: Have modern technology and techniques changed our views? Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Online), 444(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Sykes, J., Lindsay, R., Iball, G., Thwaites, D. (2013). Dosimetry of CBCT: Methods, doses and clinical consequences. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Online), 444(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2013). Monte Carlo investigation of I-125 interseed attenuation for standard and thinner seeds in prostate brachytherapy with phantom validation using a MOSFET. Medical Physics, 40(3), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Baldock, C. (2013). Preface of the proceedings to the 7th International Conference on 3D Radiation Dosimetry (IC3DDose). Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 444(1), 1-2; 3. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Liu, P., Weston, S., Suchowerska, N., Thwaites, D. (2013). Small field dosimetric characterization of a new 160-leaf MLC. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58(20), 7343-7354. [More Information]
  • Muren, L., Thwaites, D. (2013). The on-going quest for treatment precision and conformality in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 337-341. [More Information]
  • Yartsev, S., Muren, L., Thwaites, D. (2013). Treatment planning studies in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 342-343. [More Information]
  • Dean, C., Sykes, J., Cooper, R., Hatfield, P., Carey, B., Swift, S., Bacon, S., Thwaites, D., Sebag-Montefiore, D., Morgan, A. (2012). An evaluation of four CT-MRI co-registration techniques for radiotherapy treatment planning of prone rectal cancer patients. British Journal of Radiology, 85(1009), 61-68. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Evans, J., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2012). Monte Carlo modelling of diode detectors for small field MV photon dosimetry: detector model simplification and the sensitivity of correction factors to source parameterization. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57(16), 5141-5153. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2011). Experimental small field 6 MV output ratio analysis for various diode detector and accelerator combinations. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 100(3), 429-435. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Evans, J., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2011). Implementing a newly proposed Monte Carlo based small field dosimetry formalism for a comprehensive set of diode detectors. Medical Physics, 38(12), 6592-6602. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Malicki, J. (2011). Physics and technology in ESTRO and in Radiotherapy and Oncology: Past, present and into the 4th dimension. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 100(3), 327-332. [More Information]
  • Speight, R., Sykes, J., Lindsay, R., Franks, K., Thwaites, D. (2011). The evaluation of a deformable image registration segmentation technique for semi-automating internal target volume (ITV) production from 4DCT images of lung stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) patients. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 98(2), 277-283. [More Information]
  • Derbyshire, S., Morgan, A., Thompson, R., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2010). Optimal planning parameters for simultaneous boost IMRT treatment of prostate cancer using a Beam Modulator. Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, 14(6), 205-213. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Verellen, D. (2010). Vorsprung durch Technik: Evolution, implementation, QA and safety of new technology in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 94(2), 125-128. [More Information]
  • Sykes, J., Brettle, D., Magee, D., Thwaites, D. (2009). Investigation of uncertainties in image registration of cone beam CT to CT on an image-guided radiotherapy system. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 54(24), 7236-7283. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Juneja, P., Caine, H., Hunt, P., Booth, J., Thwaites, D., O'Toole, J., Vestergaad, A., Kallehauge, J., Kneebone, A., Eade, T. (2015). Adaptive radiotherapy for bladder cancer using deformable image registration of empty and full bladder. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [More Information]
  • Izewska, J., Bera, P., Azangwe, G., Thwaites, D., George, D., Followill, D. (2011). IAEA Support to National TLD Audit Networks for Raidotherapy Dosimetry. International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS 2010), Vienna, Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

2015

  • Juneja, P., Caine, H., Hunt, P., Booth, J., Thwaites, D., O'Toole, J., Vestergaad, A., Kallehauge, J., Kneebone, A., Eade, T. (2015). Adaptive radiotherapy for bladder cancer using deformable image registration of empty and full bladder. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [More Information]
  • Ibbott, G., Thwaites, D. (2015). Audits for advanced treatment dosimetry. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012002-1-012002-4. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Young, T., Xing, A., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Benchmarking the gamma pass score using ArcCHECK for routine dosimetric QA of VMAT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012040-1-012040-4. [More Information]
  • Kairn, T., Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Crowe, S., Langton, C., Thwaites, D., Trapp, J. (2015). Clinical use of diodes and micro-chambers to obtain accurate small field output factor measurements. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, 38, 357-367. [More Information]
  • Caloz, M., Kafrouni, M., Leturgie, Q., Corde, S., Downes, S., Lehmann, J., Thwaites, D. (2015). Development of phantom and methodology for 3D and 4D dose intercomparisons for advanced lung radiotherapy. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012023-1-012023-4. [More Information]
  • Garcia, R., NYSTROM, H., Fiorino, C., Thwaites, D. (2015). Does a too risk-averse approach to the implementation of new radiotherapy technologies delay their clinical use? British Journal of Radiology, 88(1051), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Foote, M., Bailey, M., Smith, L., Siva, S., Hegi-Johnson, F., Seeley, A., Barry, T., Booth, J., Ball, D., Thwaites, D. (2015). Guidelines for safe practice of stereotactic body (ablative) radiation therapy. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 59(5), 646-653. [More Information]
  • Muren, L., Jornet, N., George, D., Garcia, R., Thwaites, D. (2015). Improving radiotherapy through medical physics developments. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 117(3), 403-406. [More Information]
  • Hansen, C., Sykes, J., Barber, J., West, K., Bromley, R., Szymura, K., Fisher, S., Sim, J., Bailey, M., Chrystal, D., Thwaites, D., et al (2015). Multicentre knowledge sharing and planning/dose audit on flattening filter free beams for SBRT lung. Journal of Physics: Conference Series.
  • Bendall, L., Najim, M., Stensmyr, R., Flower, E., Yau, S., Thwaites, D., Sykes, J. (2015). Performance evaluation of head and neck contour adaptation with cone beam CT using two commercial software systems. Acta Oncologica, 54(9), 1693-1697. [More Information]
  • Hansen, C., Bertelsen, A., Riis, H., Christiansen, R., Hansen, O., Sykes, J., Thwaites, D., Brink, C. (2015). Plan quality and delivery accuracy of flattening filter free beam for SBRT lung treatments. Acta Oncologica, 54(3), 422-432. [More Information]
  • Juneja, P., Kneebone, A., Booth, J., Thwaites, D., Kaur, R., Colvill, E., Ng, J., Keall, P., Eade, T. (2015). Prostate motion during radiotherapy of prostate cancer patients with and without application of a hydrogel spacer: a comparative study. Radiation Oncology, 10, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Clark, C., Aird, E., Bolton, S., Miles, E., Nisbet, A., Snaith, J., Thomas, R., Venables, K., Thwaites, D. (2015). Radiotherapy dosimetry audit: Three decades of improving standards and accuracy in UK clinical practice and trials. British Journal of Radiology, 88(1055), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Young, T., Xing, A., Vial, P., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L., Arumugam, S. (2015). Sensitivity of collapsed arc QA method for delivery errors in Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT). Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 012021-1-012021-4. [More Information]
  • Bortfeld, T., Torresin, A., Fiorino, C., Andreo, P., Gagliardi, G., Jeraj, R., Muren, L., Paiusco, M., Thwaites, D., Knoos, T. (2015). The research versus clinical service role of medical physics. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 114(3), 285-288. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Xing, A., Young, T., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Three dimensional dose verification of VMAT plans using the Octavius 4D dosimetric system. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Arumugam, S., Xing, A., Young, T., Thwaites, D., Holloway, L. (2015). Validation of 3DVH estimated DVH metrics for prostate VMAT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 573(1), 1-4. [More Information]

2014

  • Thompson, C., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Thwaites, D. (2014). A dosimetric characterization of a novel linear accelerator collimator. Medical Physics, 41(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Thwaites, D., Crowe, S., Kairn, T., Knight, R., Kenny, J., Langton, C., Trapp, J. (2014). A practical and theoretical definition of very small field size for radiotherapy output factor measurements. Medical Physics, 41(4), 041707-1-041707-8. [More Information]
  • Johnson, D., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Thwaites, D. (2014). A simple model for predicting the signal for a head-mounted transmission chamber system, allowing IMRT in-vivo dosimetry without pretreatment linac time. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 15(4), 270-279. [More Information]
  • Hill, R., Healy, B., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z., Thwaites, D., Baldock, C. (2014). Advances in kilovoltage x-ray beam dosimetry. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 59(6), R183-R231. [More Information]
  • Barber, J., Sykes, J., Holloway, L., Thwaites, D. (2014). Automatic image registration performance for two different CBCT systems; Variation with imaging dose. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Paynter, D., Weston, S., Cosgrove, V., Evans, J., Thwaites, D. (2014). Beam characteristics of energy-matched flattening filter free beams. Medical Physics, 41(5), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Harding, R., Trnková, P., Weston, S., Lilley, J., Thompson, C., Short, S., Loughrey, C., Cosgrove, V., Lomax, A., Thwaites, D. (2014). Benchmarking of a treatment planning system for spot scanning proton therapy: Comparison and analysis of robustness to setup errors of photon IMRT and proton SFUD treatment plans of base of skull meningioma. Medical Physics, 41(11), 111710-1-111710-11. [More Information]
  • Charles, P., Cranmer-Sargison, G., Thwaites, D., Kairn, T., Crowe, S., Pedrazzini, G., Aland, T., Kenny, J., Langton, C., Trapp, J. (2014). Design and experimental testing of air slab caps which convert commercial electron diodes into dual purpose, correction-free diodes for small field dosimetry. Medical Physics, 41(10), 101701-1-101701-9. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Thwaites, D., Henry, A. (2014). Dosimetry modeling for focal high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy, 13(6), 611-617. [More Information]
  • Bawazeer, O., Gray, A., Arumugam, S., Vial, P., Thwaites, D., Descallar, J., Holloway, L. (2014). Evaluation of the ability of a 2D ionisation chamber array and an EPID to detect systematic delivery errors in IMRT plans. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 012071. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2014). Investigation of interseed attenuation and tissue composition effects in 125I seed implant prostate brachytherapy. Brachytherapy, 13(6), 603-610. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Wilson, D., Buckley, D., Thwaites, D., Carey, B., Henry, A. (2014). Multi-parametric MRI-guided focal tumor boost using HDR prostate brachytherapy: A feasibility study. Brachytherapy, 13(2), 137-145. [More Information]
  • Cho, G., Ebert, M., Holloway, L., Kuncic, Z., Baldock, C., Thwaites, D. (2014). Radiation treatment dose optimisation using Poisson tumour control probability parameters. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 489(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dekker, A., Vinod, S., Holloway, L., Oberije, C., George, A., Goozee, G., Delaney, G., Lambin, P., Thwaites, D. (2014). Rapid learning in practice: A lung cancer survival decision support system in routine patient care data. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 113(1), 47-53. [More Information]

2013

  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Charles, P., Trapp, J., Thwaites, D. (2013). A methodological approach to reporting corrected small field relative outputs. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 350-355. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D. (2013). Accuracy required and achievable in radiotherapy dosimetry: Have modern technology and techniques changed our views? Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Online), 444(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Sykes, J., Lindsay, R., Iball, G., Thwaites, D. (2013). Dosimetry of CBCT: Methods, doses and clinical consequences. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Online), 444(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Mason, J., Al-Qaisieh, B., Bownes, P., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2013). Monte Carlo investigation of I-125 interseed attenuation for standard and thinner seeds in prostate brachytherapy with phantom validation using a MOSFET. Medical Physics, 40(3), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Baldock, C. (2013). Preface of the proceedings to the 7th International Conference on 3D Radiation Dosimetry (IC3DDose). Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 444(1), 1-2; 3. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Liu, P., Weston, S., Suchowerska, N., Thwaites, D. (2013). Small field dosimetric characterization of a new 160-leaf MLC. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58(20), 7343-7354. [More Information]
  • Muren, L., Thwaites, D. (2013). The on-going quest for treatment precision and conformality in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 337-341. [More Information]
  • Yartsev, S., Muren, L., Thwaites, D. (2013). Treatment planning studies in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 109(3), 342-343. [More Information]

2012

  • Dean, C., Sykes, J., Cooper, R., Hatfield, P., Carey, B., Swift, S., Bacon, S., Thwaites, D., Sebag-Montefiore, D., Morgan, A. (2012). An evaluation of four CT-MRI co-registration techniques for radiotherapy treatment planning of prone rectal cancer patients. British Journal of Radiology, 85(1009), 61-68. [More Information]
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Evans, J., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2012). Monte Carlo modelling of diode detectors for small field MV photon dosimetry: detector model simplification and the sensitivity of correction factors to source parameterization. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57(16), 5141-5153. [More Information]

2011

  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2011). Experimental small field 6 MV output ratio analysis for various diode detector and accelerator combinations. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 100(3), 429-435. [More Information]
  • Izewska, J., Bera, P., Azangwe, G., Thwaites, D., George, D., Followill, D. (2011). IAEA Support to National TLD Audit Networks for Raidotherapy Dosimetry. International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry (IDOS 2010), Vienna, Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
  • Cranmer-Sargison, G., Weston, S., Evans, J., Sidhu, N., Thwaites, D. (2011). Implementing a newly proposed Monte Carlo based small field dosimetry formalism for a comprehensive set of diode detectors. Medical Physics, 38(12), 6592-6602. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Malicki, J. (2011). Physics and technology in ESTRO and in Radiotherapy and Oncology: Past, present and into the 4th dimension. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 100(3), 327-332. [More Information]
  • Speight, R., Sykes, J., Lindsay, R., Franks, K., Thwaites, D. (2011). The evaluation of a deformable image registration segmentation technique for semi-automating internal target volume (ITV) production from 4DCT images of lung stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) patients. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 98(2), 277-283. [More Information]

2010

  • Derbyshire, S., Morgan, A., Thompson, R., Henry, A., Thwaites, D. (2010). Optimal planning parameters for simultaneous boost IMRT treatment of prostate cancer using a Beam Modulator. Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy, 14(6), 205-213. [More Information]
  • Thwaites, D., Verellen, D. (2010). Vorsprung durch Technik: Evolution, implementation, QA and safety of new technology in radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 94(2), 125-128. [More Information]

2009

  • Sykes, J., Brettle, D., Magee, D., Thwaites, D. (2009). Investigation of uncertainties in image registration of cone beam CT to CT on an image-guided radiotherapy system. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 54(24), 7236-7283. [More Information]

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