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May 19, 2016
A debate at the ESTRO 35 conference examined whether physics- or biology-based advances will best enable radiotherapies to maximize tumour control.
Apr 28, 2016
A new e-book, Emerging Models for Global Health in Radiation Oncology, examines the emerging field of global radiation oncology.
Apr 12, 2016
Adding respiratory gating to precision small-animal radiotherapy systems enables preclinical irradiation of mobile tumours.
Feb 16, 2016
Two years on from the first MRI-guided radiation treatment, we take a look at how this guidance capability has impacted clinical practice.
Jan 20, 2016
The Grand Challenge awards aim to tackle the most important unanswered questions in cancer research.
Dec 21, 2015
We look back at some of the most popular articles published on medicalphysicsweb over the last year.
Nov 20, 2015
PET imaging of short-lived positron emitters could provide real-time feedback on dose delivered during proton therapy.
Oct 20, 2015
The 2015 super-resolution microscopy roadmap examines the underlying concepts and potential applications of this non-diffraction-limited optical imaging technique.
Sep 28, 2015
In his inaugural lecture, UMC Utrecht's Bas Raaymakers described the rationale behind the MRI-linac and what the future may hold for MRI-guided radiotherapies.
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Dec 8, 2008 (1 comment)
A Canadian task force has identified a promising alternative method for making large quantities of Mo-99, using natural uranium and photons from a high-power accelerator.
Sep 24, 2008
Long-standing tasks such as dealing with organ motion, as well as the new challenges arising from state-of-the-art beam-delivery systems, were the talk of this year's ESTRO meeting.
Aug 15, 2008
With cancer survivors now younger and living longer, it's pertinent to ask whether recent advances in conformal radiotherapy modalities come at a latent cost.
Jul 14, 2008
Tools such as grid networks and supercomputers will play a vital supporting role in biomedical research and clinical development.
Jun 10, 2008
The traditionally diverse disciplines of biology and physics are finding common ground in the effort to image cellular functions.
May 14, 2008
Most particle-therapy treatments are performed using proton beams; but could carbon ions ever become a practical alternative?
Apr 17, 2008
Optics-based techniques such as fluorescence and Raman imaging are poised to play a bigger role in cancer diagnostics.
Feb 25, 2008
Newer isn't always better, which is why a rigorous examination of emerging clinical technologies is in everyone's interest.