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Dec 1, 2011
Video report: Simon Cherry discusses recent progress in molecular imaging and examines how these techniques are increasingly being translated to the clinic.
Nov 10, 2011
The LIGHT collaboration is investigating laser-based particle acceleration for applications such as proton therapy. Project leader Markus Roth from TU Darmstadt discusses recent progress.
Oct 11, 2011
Dose-guided radiation therapy shifts the emphasis from patient positioning to dosimetric considerations, explains UCSF's Jean Pouliot.
Sep 19, 2011
Ultrasound imaging could provide real-time, soft-tissue visualization during radiotherapy delivery.
Aug 25, 2011
How have proton therapy systems and techniques progressed over the five years since the launch of medicalphysicsweb?
Jul 28, 2011
In the five years since the launch of medicalphysicsweb, which technology advances have made a significant impact in the application of radiation therapy?
Jun 6, 2011
Research platforms for small-animal irradiation should play a central role in the development of new radiotherapy modalities. Frank Verhaegen of the Maastro Clinic examines the emergence of such systems.
May 13, 2011
Researchers at the University Medical Center Utrecht are developing an integrated MRI-linac for real-time image guidance during radiotherapy. Project leaders Jan Lagendijk and Bas Raaymakers discuss the system's progress.
Apr 27, 2011
The second article in our two-part series on magnetic particle imaging takes a look at the evolution of x-space MPI.
Apr 12, 2011
In the first of a two-part series on magnetic particle imaging, we examine the latest developments in MPI hardware and nanoparticle design.
Mar 8, 2011
As radiation treatments increasingly employ small fields, there's a growing need to address the challenges associated with small field dosimetry. Mania Aspradakis and John Byrne explain.
Feb 7, 2011
Is rotational IMRT always the optimum radiotherapy delivery choice, and if so, why? Markus Alber takes a closer look.
Jan 5, 2011 (1 comment)
How can developments in high-performance computing help medical physics? PlanetHPC wants to hear your views.
Nov 11, 2010
The MISTIR framework provides an ideal basis for comparing radiotherapy treatment planning in multicentric in silico clinical trials. In a recent Green Journal paper, Erik Roelofs and co-authors explain the rationale.
Oct 4, 2010
ITART 2010 examined how imaging can be employed to improve the efficacy of radiation therapy. Robert Jeraj and Steve Bowen report on the meeting's highlights.
Sep 3, 2010
Treating tumours with hadrons rather than X-rays has many benefits for patients, as John Gordon explains.
Aug 13, 2010
What's being done to improve patient safety in radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging?
Jul 16, 2010
The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists held its annual scientific meeting last month in Ottawa. Malcolm McEwen of the National Research Council Canada reports on the event's highlights.
Jul 2, 2010
Molecular imaging modalities offer potential for assessing angiogenic response and monitoring therapeutic angiogenesis. Yale University's Lawrence W Dobrucki and co-authors review recent process.