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Radiotherapy, particle therapy, ultrasound therapy and more

Research & Innovation News

A step towards 3D proton beam dosimetry

Reconstruction of 3D light distributions in a liquid scintillator could provide high-resolution quality assurance of clinical proton beams.

FLASH irradiation spares healthy tissue

Ultrahigh dose rate radiation pulses reduce healthy tissue damage while maintaining tumour control.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in cancer screening, nanomedicine, focused ultrasound and more.

Low-dose preview minimizes CT dose

A simulated low-dose cone-beam CT preview helps minimize delivered dose in image-guided procedures.

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?