Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Optical surface guidance for submillimeter monitoring of patient position during frameless stereotactic radiotherapyJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:91-98. 2019
2019 Tumour-specific amplitude-modulated radiofrequency electromagnetic fields induce differentiation of hepatocellular carcinoma via targeting Cav3.2 T-type voltage-gated calcium channels and Ca2+ influxEBioMedicine.  44:209-224. 2019
2019 Stereotactic radiosurgery with MLC-defined arcs: Verification of dosimetry, spatial accuracy, and end-to-end testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  20:84-98. 2019
2018 The virtual cone: A novel technique to generate spherical dose distributions using a multileaf collimator and standardized control-point sequence for small target radiation surgeryAdvances in Radiation Oncology.  3:421-430. 2018
2018 Use of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields for the treatment of cancerFrontiers in Bioscience.  23:284-297. 2018
2016 Image-guided prostate brachytherapy should be MRI-basedMedical Physics.  43:6213-6216. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2016 A novel phantom and procedure providing submillimeter accuracy in daily QA tests of accelerators used for stereotactic radiosurgeryJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  17:246-253. 2016
2014 End-to-end test of spatial accuracy in Gamma Knife treatments for trigeminal neuralgiaMedical Physics.  41. 2014
2014 Beam geometry selection using sequential beam additionMedical Physics.  41. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:4583. 2014
2014 Patient safety considerations concerning the scheduling of emergency-off system testsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  15:327-336. 2014
2013 Targeted treatment of cancer with radiofrequency electromagnetic fields amplitude-modulated at tumor-specific frequenciesChinese Journal of Cancer.  32:573-581. 2013
2013 In regard to AnscherInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  85:1156. 2013
2012 Cancer cell proliferation is inhibited by specific modulation frequenciesBritish Journal of Cancer.  106:307-313. 2012
2012 SU‐E‐T‐538: Evaluation of IMRT Dose Calculation Based on Pencil‐Beam and AAA AlgorithmsMedical Physics.  39:3829. 2012
2012 SU‐E‐T‐631: Beam Geometry Selection Using Sequential Beam AdditionMedical Physics.  39:3851. 2012
2011 Treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with very low levels of amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fieldsBritish Journal of Cancer.  105:640-648. 2011
2011 Dynamic MLC leaf sequencing for integrated linear accelerator control systemsMedical Physics.  38:6039-6045. 2011
2010 RapidArc Radiation Therapy: First Year Experience at the University of Alabama at BirminghamInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  77:932-941. 2010
2009 Erratum: Analytic solution for source distributions in brachytherapy to obtain uniform dose rates in spherical tumor models (Physics in Medicine and Biology (2007) 52 (5871-5879))Physics in Medicine and Biology.  54:5661. 2009
2009 Bi- and tri-exponential fitting to TG-43 radial dose functions of brachytherapy sources based on a genetic algorithmBrachytherapy.  8:361-366. 2009
2009 Development of an accelerated GVF semi-automatic contouring algorithm for radiotherapy treatment planningComputers in Biology and Medicine.  39:650-656. 2009
2009 Dose optimization of breast balloon brachytherapy using a stepping 192Ir HDR source.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  10:2903. 2009
2009 Dose optimization of breast balloon brachytherapy using a stepping 192Ir HDR sourceJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  10:90-102. 2009
2009 Performance of a commercial macro Monte Carlo dose calculation algorithm for determining output factors of clinical electron fieldsTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  8:307-314. 2009
2007 A device for precision positioning and alignment of room lasers to diminish their contribution to patient setup errors.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  8:2398. 2007
2007 Medical physicists should seek employment elsewhere when resources are insufficient for quality patient care.Medical Physics.  34:4073-4075. 2007
2007 Analytic solution for source distributions in brachytherapy to obtain uniform dose rates in spherical tumor modelsPhysics in Medicine and Biology.  52:5871-5879. 2007
2007 A device for precision positioning and alignment of room lasers to diminish their contribution to patient setup errorsJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  8:45-53. 2007
2007 Effect of beam number on organ-at-risk sparing in dynamic multileaf collimator delivery of intensity modulated radiation therapyMedical Physics.  34:3752-3759. 2007
2007 Medical physicists should seek employment elsewhere when resources are insufficient for quality patient careMedical Physics.  34:4073-4075. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐J‐78: 3‐D Target Localization at the End of Expiration Prior to Respiration‐Gated Radiotherapy TreatmentMedical Physics.  34:2386. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐372: Registration of Frameless High‐Field MRI to Low‐Field Frame‐Based MRI Images in Leksell Gamma‐Knife (LGK) RadiosurgeryMedical Physics.  34:2487. 2007
2007 SU‐FF‐T‐426: Treatment Planning Comparison of Dynamic Multileaf Collimation and Helical Tomotherapy for Spinal Cord Sparing in Head and Neck Re‐IrradiationMedical Physics.  34:2499-2500. 2007
2007 TH‐C‐AUD‐03: Impact of Respiratory Motion On Helical Tomotherapy Dose Delivery: A Phantom Study with 3‐D Volumetric Dose MeasurementsMedical Physics.  34:2626-2627. 2007
2006 Comprehensive evaluation of a commercial macro Monte Carlo electron dose calculation implementation using a standard verification data setMedical Physics.  33:1540-1551. 2006
2006 Dosimetric and radiobiological impact of dose fractionation on respiratory motion induced IMRT delivery errors: A volumetric dose measurement studyMedical Physics.  33:1380-1387. 2006
2006 Implementation of Talairach atlas based automated brain segmentation for radiation therapy dosimetryTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment.  5:15-21. 2006
2006 Use of a multileaf collimator to increase the field width achievable with a dynamic wedgeJournal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  7:35-42. 2006
2005 Monte Carlo techniques for scattering foil design and dosimetry in total skin electron irradiations.Medical Physics.  32:1460-1468. 2005
2005 Testicular uptake and radiation dose in patients receiving Zevalin™ and Pretarget™ CC49Fusion proteinCancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals.  20:110-118. 2005
2005 Determination of field size-dependent wedge factors from a few selected measurements.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  6:51-60. 2005
2005 Monte Carlo techniques for scattering foil design and dosimetry in total skin electron irradiationsMedical Physics.  32:1460-1468. 2005
2005 SU‐EE‐A1‐04: Integrated Complementary IMRT Combined with Image‐Guided HDR Brachytherapy for Cancers of the Uterine CervixMedical Physics.  32:1902. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐J‐123: Residual Tumor Motion in Respiratory Gated CT Treatment PlaningMedical Physics.  32:1948. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐281: Accuracy of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Algorithm for Determination of In‐Water Output Factors of Clinical Electron Field ShapesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐282: Beam Modifier Design for Total Skin Electron Irradiations Using Monte Carlo TechniquesMedical Physics.  32:2015. 2005
2005 SU‐FF‐T‐288: Evaluation of a Commercial Macro Monte Carlo Electron Dose Calculation AlgorithmMedical Physics.  32:2016. 2005
2005 Simultaneous optimization of sequential IMRT plansMedical Physics.  32:3257-3266. 2005
2005 TU‐C‐P‐618‐02: Part II: Practical Implementation Issues: Panel DiscussionMedical Physics.  32:2086. 2005
2004 A dynamic supraclavicular field-matching technique for head-and-neck cancer patients treated with IMRTInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:959-972. 2004
2004 Dose errors due to inhomogeneities in balloon catheter brachytherapy for breast cancerInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  60:672-677. 2004
2004 Benchmark of PENELOPE code for low-energy photon transport: Dose comparison with MCNP4 and EGS4Physics in Medicine and Biology.  49:387-397. 2004
2004 Attenuation of intracavitary applicators in192Ir-HDR brachytherapyMedical Physics.  31:2097-2106. 2004
2004 IMRT may be used to excess because of its higher reimbursement from Medicare. Against the proposition.Medical Physics.  31:2-3. 2004
2004 IMRT may be used to excess because of its higher reimbursement from medicareMedical Physics.  31:1-3. 2004
2003 Custom step wedge blocking using dynamic multileaf collimation for parametrial pelvic boost irradiation following brachytherapy for carcinoma of the cervixMedical Physics.  30:2699-2702. 2003
2003 Dosimetric effect of respiration-gated beam on IMRT deliveryMedical Physics.  30:2241-2252. 2003
2003 Comparison of methods for predicting myelotoxicity for non-marrow targeting I-131-antibody therapyCancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals.  18:209-215. 2003
2003 Validation of target volume and position in respiratory gated CT planning and treatmentMedical Physics.  30:3196-3205. 2003
2002 Postoperative intravaginal brachytherapy for endometrial cancer: Dosimetric analysis of vaginal colpostats and cylinder applicatorsBrachytherapy.  1:138-144. 2002
2002 Assaying 192Ir line sources using a standard length well chamberMedical Physics.  29:2692-2697. 2002
2002 Model prediction of treatment planning for dose-fractionated radioimmunotherapy.Cancer.  94:1264-1269. 2002
2001 Effect of Foley catheters on seed positions and urethral dose in 125I and 103Pd prostate implantsInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  49:1461-1468. 2001
2001 A self-correcting method for improving the precision of beam blocks.Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.  2:106-113. 2001
2001 Medical physics committeeInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  51:96-102. 2001
2001 Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. Research Plan 2002-2006. Medical Physics Committee.International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  51:96-102. 2001
2001 Real-time monitoring and verification of in vivo high dose rate brachytherapy using a pinhole cameraMedical Physics.  28:167-173. 2001
2000 In vivo urethral dose measurements: A method to verify high dose rate prostate treatmentsMedical Physics.  27:2297-2301. 2000
1997 Quality assurance system to correct for errors arising from couch rotation in linac-based stereotactic radiosurgeryInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  38:883-890. 1997
1994 A clinically practical electron cone for the treatment of head and neck cancerInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  28:1025-1028. 1994
1991 Authors' replyInternational Journal of Hyperthermia.  7:397. 1991
1991 Expedient set-up of tangential breast fields with a simple gantry attachmentInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  21:1073-1083. 1991
1991 Pharmacokinetics, immune response, and biodistribution of iodine-131-labeled chimeric mouse/human IgG1,k 17-1A monoclonal antibodyJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  32:1162-1168. 1991
1991 Three-port perineal sparing techniqueRadiology.  180:563-566. 1991
1990 Hyperthermia of pet animal tumours with self-regulating ferromagnetic thermoseedsInternational Journal of Hyperthermia.  6:117-130. 1990
1990 Preliminary studies of interstitial hyperthermia using hot waterInternational Journal of Hyperthermia.  6:431-444. 1990
1989 Ferromagnetic thermoseeds: Suitable for an afterloading interstitial implantInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  17:1341-1346. 1989
1989 Practical aspects of ferromagnetic thermoseed hyperthermiaRadiologic Clinics of North America.  27:589-602+ix. 1989
1989 Temperature distributions, microangiographic and histopathologic correlations in normal tissue heated by ferromagnetic needlesInternational Journal of Hyperthermia.  5:319-327. 1989
1985 Hyperthermia induction with thermally self-regulated ferromagnetic implantsRadiology.  154:243-244. 1985
1984 Local hyperthermia with interstitial techniques.Cancer Research.  44:4752s-4756s. 1984
1984 Local hyperthermia with interstitial techniquesCancer Research.  44. 1984
1984 Temperature distributions in tumor models heated by self regulating nickel–copper alloy thermoseedsMedical Physics.  11:145-152. 1984
1984 Usable Frequencies in Hyperthermia with Thermal SeedsIEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.  BME-31:70-75. 1984
1983 An analytic solution for the potential due to a circular parallel plate capacitorJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General.  16:2837-2841. 1983
1983 Hyperthermia with implanted electrodes: In vitro and in vivo correlationsInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  9:373-382. 1983
1983 Steady-state temperature solution for the Joule heating of a conducting mediumAmerican Journal of Physics.  51:1043-1045. 1983
1983 Temperature distributions in hyperthermia by electromagnetic induction: A theoretical model for the thoraxMedical Physics.  10:57-65. 1983
1982 Error sources affecting thermocouple thermometry in RF electromagnetic fieldsThe Journal of microwave power.  17:17-28. 1982
1982 Hyperthermia considerations for a conducting cylinder heated by an oscillating electric field applied parallel to the cylinder axisMedical Physics.  9:746-748. 1982
1981 Erratum: Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currents. (Electron. Lett. (1980) 16(10) (358–359) (10.1049/el:19800255 ))Electronics Letters.  17:674. 1981
1981 A practical system for clinical radiofrequency hyperthermiaInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics.  7:423-430. 1981
1981 Hyperthermia with implanted electrodesMedical Physics.  8:79-84. 1981
1980 An investigation and explanation of the fall-off of x-ray tube current during an exposurePhysics in Medicine and Biology.  25:241-249. 1980
1980 A source of thermocouple error in radiofrequency electric fieldsElectronics Letters.  16:853-854. 1980
1980 Reply: Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currentsElectronics Letters.  16:790-791. 1980
1980 Frequency/depth-penetration considerations in hyperthermia by magnetically induced currentsElectronics Letters.  16:358-359. 1980
1979 The design and performance of a scanning multiple slit assemblyMedical Physics.  6:197-204. 1979
1978 The intensity of scattered radiation in mammographyRadiology.  126:243-247. 1978
1977 The effect of electron evaporation on x-ray tube currentProceedings of SPIE.  127:175-179. 1977
1977 A new type of gridMedical Physics.  4:451-453. 1977
1977 Scanning multiple slit assembly: a practical and efficient device to reduce scatterAmerican Journal of Roentgenology.  129:497-501. 1977
1976 Reduction of scatter in diagnostic radiology by means of a scanning multiple slit assemblyRadiology.  120:691-694. 1976

Chapter

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2014 Systemic treatment of cancer with low and safe levels of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields amplitude-modulated at tumor-specific frequencies.  299-305. 2014

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1977
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics in Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1971
  • Full Name

  • Ivan Brezovich