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Research & Innovation News

Review of the year: the most read stories

A look back at some of the most popular articles published on medicalphysicsweb in the last year.

PMB: the top ten of 2014

Take another look at PMB's top 10 downloaded papers of 2014.

In-house TPS explores proton options

The FoCa proton therapy planning system can be used to test new experimental treatment modalities and train medical physics students.

Ranging scheme may improve proton therapy

Prompt gamma rays can determine the range of proton beams to within 1.5 mm.

Opinion

Ultrasound and MRI line up for 4D radiotherapy

The 4D Treatment Planning Workshop examined how ultrasound and MRI could be used to help deliver radiotherapy of moving and deforming targets.

Small-animal irradiation: easing translation into clinical studies

The second Symposium on Small Animal Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy examined how preclinical precision irradiation studies can better mirror clinical situations.

Linac-MRI records first human images

Cross Cancer Institute achieves world's first MR imaging of a human subject using a clinical linac-MRI.

We should strive to apply physics to the biology itself

The field of medical physics should incorporate biophysics into radiotherapy research, says University of Wisconsin-Madison's Michael Kissick.