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Mar 15, 2013
Video: Thomas Bortfeld describes the cutting-edge cancer treatments available at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Feb 7, 2013
Use of iterative least-squares for aperture optimization reduces leaf motion and monitor unit variation in volumetric-modulated arc therapy plans.
Jan 7, 2013
Some important changes are coming to the techniques used for brachytherapy dose calculation. Frank Verhaegen and Luc Beaulieu discuss the details.
Dec 10, 2012
Simon Cherry examines the debate surrounding open access publishing and details the options offered by the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology.
Nov 13, 2012
Researchers at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre can exploit a range of imaging techniques to study the workings of the human brain.
Oct 2, 2012
Omni-tomography, in which multiple tomographic scanners are integrated into a single gantry, represents the next stage of multimodality fusion for biomedical imaging, says Ge Wang.
Sep 4, 2012
Medical physics has made a vast contribution to the development of modern medicine, but could still deliver a lot more, says Robert Jeraj.
Aug 9, 2012
AAPM symposium focuses on the development and verification of imaging techniques for therapy assessment.
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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.