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Jul 11, 2016
The PMB 60th Anniversary Symposium examined the evolution of medical physics since 1956, where the field is now, and where it may be in 60 years' time.
Jun 10, 2016
With existing image-guided radiotherapy approaches providing highly accurate dose delivery, how great is the need for large-scale in-room MR guidance?
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.
Aug 20, 2015
A panel of experts discuss four techniques being developed for real-time tracking of intra-fraction target motion.
Jul 22, 2015
How well represented are women in the worldwide workforce of medical physicists?
Jun 23, 2015
Are randomized controlled trials needed for proton therapy, or could a model-based approach provide a better option for selecting suitable patients?
May 26, 2015
The new multidisciplinary journal Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express aims to bridge the gaps between medical physics, biophysics and biomedical engineering.
May 6, 2015
Research teams in North America are developing radical new methods for producing the invaluable medical isotope technetium-99m.
Mar 12, 2015
Clinicians and physicists reveal their concerns and requirements regarding quality assurance for radiation therapy.
Feb 24, 2015
The journal Convergent Science Physical Oncology aims to create a new forum for researchers working on the physics of cancer.