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pacchetti Debian Med per l'oncologia

Questo metapacchetto installa strumenti che sono utili per la radiologia oncologica.


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piattaforma di ricerca per la radioterapia
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License: DFSG free

Dicompyler è una piattaforma di ricerca per la radioterapia, estensibile e completamente open source, basata sullo standard DICOM. Funziona anche da visualizzatore di DICOM RT multipiattaforma.


  • importa immagini CT, insiemi di strutture DICOM RT, file di dosi e programmi RT;
  • sistema di plugin estensibile che include i plugin:
    • visualizzatore di immagini 2D con sovrapposizione di dose e struttura;
    • visualizzatore di istogrammi dose-volume (DVH) con la capacità di analizzare i loro parametri;
    • visualizzatore dell'albero dei dati DICOM;
    • anonimizzatore dei pazienti.
Please cite: A. Panchal and R. Keyes: Dicompyler: An Open Source Radiation Therapy Research Platform with a Plugin Architecture. Medical Physics 37:3245 (2010)
Whole-slide imaging support for Orthanc (digital pathology)
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Orthanc-WSI brings support of whole-slide imaging for digital pathology into Orthanc, the lightweight, RESTful Vendor Neutral Archive for medical imaging.

This package contains two command-line tools to convert whole-slide images to and from DICOM. Support for proprietary file formats is available through OpenSlide. The package also contains an Orthanc plugin to display such DICOM images by any standard Web browser. The implementation follows DICOM Supplement 145.

Please cite: Sebastien Jodogne: The Orthanc Ecosystem for Medical Imaging. J Digit Imaging (2018)
modello di simulazione per il rischio di tumore al seno
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License: DFSG free

SiMRiSC è un modello di simulazione per lo screening del tumore al seno. È stato in origine progettato da Marcel Greuter circa nel 2010 e poi aggiornato da Chris de Jonge nel 2015. Questa versione attuale è una riscrittura completa dei sorgenti originali di Frank B. Brokken.

Please cite: Du Y, Sidorenkov G, Heuvelmans MA, Groen HJM, Vermeulen KM, Greuter MJW and de Bock GH: Cost-effectiveness of lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography in heavy smokers: a microsimulation modelling study. (PubMed,eprint) Breast 135:121-129 (2020)

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core radiation therapy modules for DICOM / DICOM RT used by dicompyler
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This package provides a Python3 library of core radiation therapy modules for DICOM / DICOM RT used by dicompyler. It includes:

  • dicomparser: parse DICOM objects in an easy-to-use manner
  • dvh: Pythonic access to dose volume histogram (DVH) data
  • dvhcalc: Independent DVH calculation using DICOM RT Dose & RT Structure Set

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

software tools for radiation therapy planning
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License: LLGPL
Debian package not available
Version: 1.5-2-1

The Prism project is a long term project to build software tools for radiation therapy planning, including artificial intelligence tools as well as manual simulation systems.

Please cite: I. J. Kalet, J. P. Jacky, M. M. Austin-Seymour, S. M. Hummel, K. J. Sullivan and J. M. Unger: Prism: a new approach to radiotherapy planning software. (PubMed,eprint) Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 36(2):451-61 (1996)

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tools for radiotherapy treatment planning
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PLanUNC (PLUNC) is a portable, adaptable, and extensible set of software tools for radiotherapy treatment planning (RTP) that has been under active development in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of North Carolina (UNC) for approximately 20 years. In 1992, development work branched into separate paths at UNC (PLanUNC) and Sherouse Systems, Inc. (GRATISTM). The current UNC tools encompass the full range of RTP functions including image importing and processing, virtual simulation, dose calculation, plan evaluation, and planning for intensity modulated radiotherapy. PLanUNC source code and related software are licensed without fee to qualified facilities to support research involving new methods for planning and delivering radiation therapy, and to support RTP training for dosimetrists, physicists, radiation therapists, and radiation oncology residents.

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