A Survey of Historical Radiation Accidents

A Survey of Historical Radiation Accidents

August 4, 2020 A Survey of Historical Radiation Accidents Radiation Oncology News Radiation safety, an important part of our professional lives as radiation workers, is designed to protect us from accidental harm. While rare, radiation accidents do occur. Many people...
AAPM | COMP Meeting in Review

AAPM | COMP Meeting in Review

July 27, 2020 AAPM | COMP Meeting in Review Radiation Oncology News What a week! After years of preparing for a physical meeting in Vancouver, BC, the AAPM staff and volunteers were faced with the challenge of trying to distill everything they had planned into a...
Carbon Ion Therapy

Carbon Ion Therapy

July 8, 2020 Carbon Ion Therapy Radiation Oncology News The use of heavy ions, such as carbon, in radiation therapy has seen a recent rise in interest due to potential dose deposition and radiobiological advantages compared to photon based therapy. Despite carbon ion...
The Focal Spot: Bas Raaymakers

The Focal Spot: Bas Raaymakers

June 9, 2020 The Focal Spot: Bas Raaymakers Radiation Oncology News featuring Bas Raaymakers In developing the MR-linac, being totally ignorant was kind of an advantage, we were not hindered by worry. My partner may have been a little worried, but I didn’t care at...