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Research & Innovation News

Registration scheme tackles 'missing structures'

Adding a penalty term to a non-rigid registration algorithm allows registration of structurally dissimilar medical images.

AAPM Annual Meeting: product update

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

Site-specific margins enhance proton plans

Analysing range uncertainties caused by inaccuracies in dose calculation reveals a need for site-specific margins in proton therapy.

Proton therapy shows clinical promise

The theoretical advantages of proton beam therapy are supported by results from two new clinical studies.

Opinion

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.

PARTNER: a network for life

PARTNER – an innovative project to train young scientists in aspects of hadron therapy – proved a great success.

Safety in radiotherapy: help or hindrance?

Is the strong focus on radiation protection and safety delaying the introduction of new radiotherapy technologies?

Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?