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Radiation therapy

Radiotherapy, particle therapy, ultrasound therapy and more

Research & Innovation News

Alpha therapy targets metastatic disease

Targeted alpha therapy could play an important role in treating disseminated, chemoresistant and radioresistant metastatic disease.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in optogenetics, drug delivery, radiation safety and more.

Microbeams reduce skin injury

Proton and X-ray microbeams reduce skin injury during radiotherapy delivery.

Radiotherapy needs preclinical research

Small-animal radiotherapy research could help optimize the design of clinical radiotherapy trials.


Proton therapy: randomized trials or model-based selection?

Are randomized controlled trials needed for proton therapy, or could a model-based approach provide a better option for selecting suitable patients?

BPEX: bridging the gaps between disciplines

The new multidisciplinary journal Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express aims to bridge the gaps between medical physics, biophysics and biomedical engineering.

Radiotherapy quality assurance: progress and needs

Clinicians and physicists reveal their concerns and requirements regarding quality assurance for radiation therapy.

Global collaborations tackle radiotherapy disparities

International healthcare collaborations, facilitated by recent ICT developments, could help reduce global disparities in access to radiation therapy.