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Nov 29, 2013
A dynamic multileaf collimator has been used to track a moving tumour with a therapeutic X-ray beam for the first time in Sydney, Australia.
Oct 24, 2013
Newly launched peer-to-peer web site i.treatsafely.org provides access to training videos on clinical treatment processes and quality assurance techniques.
Sep 26, 2013
How can medical physicists contribute to research and help define the future of cancer treatments?
Aug 19, 2013
The Physics Pheud!, a unique game show conceived for the AAPM annual meeting, examined the big issues surrounding the future of medical physics.
Jul 19, 2013
Scientists in Brazil are exploiting interdisciplinary collaborations to advance research in areas such as medical imaging, biological physics and biophotonics.
Jun 11, 2013
Is alpha-immunotherapy research under-resourced relative to its potential importance in cancer management? Barry Allen discusses.
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.
Jul 13, 2012
Elekta's Giulia Thompson discusses the evolution of her career as a medical physicist.
May 8, 2012
Large uncertainties in calculating the production rate of positron emitters in proton beams undermine PET-based particle therapy verification, explains Frank Verhaegen.
Apr 25, 2012
A new review paper examines the current status of electrical impedance tomography, how the technique should be progressed and how best to achieve these developments.