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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.
Feb 2, 2015 (1 comment)
International healthcare collaborations, facilitated by recent ICT developments, could help reduce global disparities in access to radiation therapy.
Jan 12, 2015
A new course aims to train oncologists, medical physicists and administrators in all aspects of setting up and running a proton therapy programme.
Dec 15, 2014
The 4D Treatment Planning Workshop examined how ultrasound and MRI could be used to help deliver radiotherapy of moving and deforming targets.
Nov 13, 2014
Transitioning molecular imaging from a preclinical technique to a standard clinical tool could help detect the very earliest stages of disease.
Oct 13, 2014
The second Symposium on Small Animal Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy examined how preclinical precision irradiation studies can better mirror clinical situations.
Jul 17, 2014 (1 comment)
The field of medical physics should incorporate biophysics into radiotherapy research, says University of Wisconsin-Madison's Michael Kissick.
Jun 25, 2014
PARTNER – an innovative project to train young scientists in aspects of hadron therapy – proved a great success.
Jun 5, 2014
Jon Holmes, CEO and co-founder of Michelson Diagnostics, takes a look at the role of optical coherence tomography in dermatology.
May 6, 2014
Is the strong focus on radiation protection and safety delaying the introduction of new radiotherapy technologies?
Apr 3, 2014
What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?
Mar 18, 2014
High-performance molecular imaging systems designed for small animals could impact a wide range of medical applications.
Feb 24, 2014
CERN consolidates its medical physics research activities, which includes the transformation of its LEIR accelerator into a biomedical facility.
Jan 29, 2014
A career in radiation physics offers the chance to solve problems that directly affect patient care, says Lindsay Beaton-Green.
Jan 8, 2014
How do you map the brain of a very small, very active person? Just ask those scientists working on the Developing Human Connectome Project.
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.