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Research keywords

  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Scanning Systems
  • Radiation Therapy

Research expertise

  • Elekta epid image quality at clinical monitor unit settings
  • Image guided radiation therapy using cone beam CT at time of treatment, to provide detailed anatomical information for radiation dose calculation to target volume and organs at risk

Fields of Research

029903Medical Physics100


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Journal article (2 outputs)

2011Hatton J, Greer PB, Tang C, Wright P, Capp A, Gupta S, et al., 'Does the planning dose-volume histogram represent treatment doses in image-guided prostate radiation therapy? Assessment with cone-beam computerised tomography scans', Radiotherapy and Oncology, 98 162-168 (2011) [C1]
2009Hatton J, McCurdy B, Greer PB, 'Cone beam computerized tomography: The effect of calibration of the Hounsfield unit number to electron density on dose calculation accuracy for adaptive radiation therapy', Physics in Medicine and Biology, 54 N329-N346 (2009) [C1]

Conference (4 outputs)

2009Hatton J, Capp A, Gupta S, Tang C, Wright P, Greer PB, 'Assessment of dose delivered during prostate radiotherapy using cone beam CT scans for adaptive radiotherapy', Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: PETER GREER

2008Nitschke K, Hatton J, 'Verification of megavoltage X-ray output factor measurement', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]
2008Hatton J, Greer PB, 'Evaluation of cone beam CT data for dose calculation in adaptive planning', EPSM ABEC 2008: Innovations in Patient Care: Conference Handbook, Christchurch, NZ (2008) [E3]

Co-authors: PETER GREER

2007Hatton J, 'Elekta wedge modelling with CMS XIO planning system: Accuracy for off-axis dosimetry', RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY, Barcelona, SPAIN (2007)
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Ms Joan Hatton

Work Phone(02) 4921 1510
Fax(02) 4921 1138
PositionConjoint Senior Lecturer
Medical Physics Group
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPhysics
Radiation Oncology Department,
Mater Hospital,
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308