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Research & Innovation News

Children in developing countries can benefit from proton therapy

In silico study reveals that protons significantly reduce radiation-induced cancers and death in paediatric radiotherapy patients.

PMB: the top ten of 2017

Take another look at PMB's top 10 downloaded papers of 2017.

3D dosimetry protocol is compatible with MR-guided radiotherapy

A protocol for high-resolution 3D remote dosimetry: application to MR-guided radiotherapy.

Radiotherapy halts deadly heart rhythm

Flash physics: radiation therapy aimed directly at the heart can treat patients with ventricular tachycardia.


New home for medicalphysicsweb

Find out more about medicalphysicsweb's move to the brand-new Physics World site

Review of the year: 2017's most popular stories

We take a look at some of the most popular articles published on medicalphysicsweb in the last year.

Medical Physics for World Benefit: addressing a global need

Jake Van Dyk discusses how the Medical Physics for World Benefit organization aims to tackle the burgeoning need for quality medical physics across the globe.

AAPM panel examines the role of the medical physicist

The President's Symposium at the AAPM Annual Meeting examined the diverse roles of the medical physicist, now and in the future.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

MR-ARFI-based method for the quantitative measurement of tissue elasticity: application for monitoring HIFU therapy

Jonathan Vappou, Pierre Bour, Fabrice Marquet, Valery Ozenne & Bruno Quesson Phys. Med. Biol. 63 095018

Signal intensity analysis and optimization for in vivo imaging of Cherenkov and excited luminescence

Ethan P M LaRochelle, Jennifer R Shell, Jason R Gunn, Scott C Davis & Brian W Pogue Phys. Med. Biol. 63 085019

Challenges associated with nerve conduction block using kilohertz electrical stimulation

Yogi A Patel & Robert J Butera J. Neural Eng. 15 031002

Monte Carlo evaluation of magnetically focused proton beams for radiosurgery

Grant A McAuley, Sarah L Heczko, Theodore T Nguyen, James M Slater, Jerry D Slater & Andrew J Wroe Phys. Med. Biol. 63 (2018) 055010