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Radiation therapy

Radiotherapy, particle therapy, ultrasound therapy and more

Research & Innovation News

Innovation: patent applications review

Our survey of the latest patent applications in radiation therapy includes filings from Elekta, Bracco Suisse, Philips and more.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in brain imaging, radiotherapy, biomaterials and more.

New journal brings together biomedical fields

Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express will encompass all areas of biomedical engineering, biophysics and medical physics.

Proton therapy: coming to the UK

At the College of Radiographers' Annual Radiotherapy Conference, delegates heard the latest plans for the UK's forthcoming implementation of proton therapy.

Opinion

Global collaborations tackle radiotherapy disparities

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

Proton therapy: listen and learn

A new course aims to train oncologists, medical physicists and administrators in all aspects of setting up and running a proton therapy programme.

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.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

Review of ultrasound image guidance in external beam radiotherapy: I. Treatment planning and inter-fraction motion management

Davide Fontanaros, Skadi van der Meer, Jeffrey Bamber, Emma Harris, Tuathan O'Shea and Frank Verhaegen Phys. Med. Biol. 60 R77

Enhancement and wavelength-shifted emission of Cerenkov luminescence using multifunctional microspheres

J Li, L W Dobrucki, M Marjanovic, E J Chaney, K S Suslick and S A Boppart Phys. Med. Biol. 60 727

Cherenkoscopy based patient positioning validation and movement tracking during post-lumpectomy whole breast radiation therapy

R Zhang, J M Andreozzi, D J Gladstone, W L Hitchcock, A K Glaser, S Jiang, B W Pogue and L A Jarvis Phys. Med. Biol. 60 L1

Proton computed tomography reconstruction using a backprojection-then-filtering approach

G Poludniowski, N M Allinson and P M Evans Phys. Med. Biol. 59 7905