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Crunching the numbers on cell phones and cancer

The commoditization of cell-phone technology has raised public concern about potential health risks among users. Those concerns don't appear to be justified.

Up close and personal at ASTRO's annual meeting

With more than 1200 conference papers and in excess of 11,000 delegates, the 48th annual ASTRO meeting was the place to be for the latest advances in therapeutic radiology and oncology.

Risk, radiation therapy and childhood cancer

A US study sheds new light on the link between radiation exposure and the incidence of subsequent tumours of the central nervous system in childhood-cancer survivors.

Nuclear medicine: when terrorism comes calling

Medical physicists have a key role to play when it comes to local preparedness and tactical response to radiological and nuclear terrorism.

Starting small, thinking big

There are plenty of start-ups pushing the next big thing in medical diagnostics and therapeutics. The challenge for all of them is how to turn a good idea into hard cash.

Nanoparticles in the frame

A rigorous evaluation of toxicity and biocompatibility issues is essential if nanoparticles are to see wide-scale adoption in clinical imaging and drug-delivery applications.

Building an innovation hub

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The collective conversation

Promoting innovation, technology transfer and business development. Welcome to the launch of medicalphysicsweb.