AM  Vol.7 No.17 , November 2016
Application of Simplex Method in the Radiotherapy Treatment
Abstract: This work presents an application of the Simplex Method for solving an optimal planning problem for cancer treatment by radiotherapy. Linear Programming can aid the optimal planning for radiation therapy, where the concern is to apply a high enough radiation in the tumor while saving significantly healthy regions or critical organs.
Cite this paper: Salvador, T. , Carvalho, S. and Coelho, M. (2016) Application of Simplex Method in the Radiotherapy Treatment. Applied Mathematics, 7, 2229-2240. doi: 10.4236/am.2016.717177.

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