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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.
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.
Mar 26, 2012
The ICTR-PHE conference in Geneva saw clinicians and physicists come together to help transfer the benefits of basic scientific research to medicine.
Mar 5, 2012
Technology developments required to optimize tomorrow's proton therapy installations include "five highs and one low", said PSI's Marco Schippers.
Feb 9, 2012
A new facility is about to open outside Ankara that is designed to end Turkey's dependence on importing expensive isotopes for medical use. Michael Banks takes an exclusive tour of the project.
Jan 10, 2012
With MRI accidents on the increase, what's really needed is a uniform set of MRI safety standards that apply to all providers and which are enforced. Tobias Gilk explains.
Dec 19, 2011
Video report: Freek Beekman describes how high-resolution SPECT systems play an invaluable role in small-animal imaging.
Dec 9, 2011
Video report: Uwe Oelfke explains how image guidance can address the challenges of motion during radiotherapy.