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Women in medical physics: the current status Jul 22, 2015

How well represented are women in the worldwide workforce of medical physicists?

Research & Innovation news

Combined approach enhances radiotherapy

Review paper examines the complexities of combining external-beam radiotherapy with radioimmunotherapy.

The 'Best-in-Physics' at AAPM

Top-ranked papers at the AAPM Annual Meeting included studies on radiation-induced cardiac toxicity, linac QA and intra-fraction motion.

AAPM Annual Meeting: product update

A look at some of the new products and software unveiled at this year's AAPM Annual Meeting.

Software checks promise safer radiotherapy

Automated system detects patient identification and positioning errors prior to radiation treatment.

A more accurate foetal dose calculation

A simple formula accurately determines radiation dose to the foetus in pregnant women undergoing CT scans.

Dutch team launches DENSE breast MR trial

Breast MR trial to explore screening options for women with dense breast tissue.

Two lasers boost photoacoustic sensitivity

A dual-laser approach boosts the sensitivity of photoacoustic monitoring of hypoxia.

Crystal phase-transitions keep babies warm

Researchers develop non-electric incubating blankets for use in developing countries.

Algorithm delivers VMAT plan in a minute

Multiple processors reduce the time required for VMAT plan calculation by a factor of 10.

Bringing the human eye into focus

Computational imaging technique resolves the rods and cones at the back of the eye.

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Polarization influence on reflectance measurements in the spatial frequency domain July 20, 2015

J Wiest, N Bodenschatz, A Brandes, A Liemert and A Kienle 2015 Phys. Med. Biol. 60 5717

Quantitative in vivo cell-surface receptor imaging in oncology: kinetic modeling and paired-agent principles from nuclear medicine and optical imaging July 6, 2015

Kenneth M Tichauer, Yu Wang, Brian W Pogue and Jonathan T C Liu 2015 Phys. Med. Biol. 60 R239

A radiomics model from joint FDG-PET and MRI texture features for the prediction of lung metastases in soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities June 29, 2015

M Vallières, C R Freeman, S R Skamene and I El Naqa 2015 Phys. Med. Biol. 60 5471


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LAP LASER to showcase new products at AAPM 2015

LAP LASER to showcase new and innovative products at the AAPM annual meeting.

Philips: Leading change in therapy guidance

Philips invites you to discover how its innovations can transform patient management.

Simplify TG-142 digital imager and machine QA in large clinics

PIPSpro QA Software can deliver cost-effective quality assurance processes in large clinics.

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Robust optimization in RayStation

RayStation features robust optimization, which provides robustness also in cases where conventional margins fail.

Log file based patient specific quality assurance

Is your patient-specific QA providing a complete picture? A white paper from Mobius Medical Systems.

Stereotactic beam scanning using the IBA Stealth Reference Detector

New small field dosimetry using the "beam-invisible" Stealth Reference Detector from IBA Dosimetry.


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Proton planning in RayStation: introduction

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Advanced proton planning in RayStation: robust optimization and multi-criteria optimization

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RayStation, a world of endless possibilities in treatment planning

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