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Research & Innovation News

Optimizing brain stimulation therapy

How do uncertainties in brain tissue conductivity affect transcranial direct current stimulation?

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.


Women in medical physics: the current status

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

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.