AAPM

This page includes news coverage of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting and related medical physics content. The AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, with more than 8,000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures, including medical imaging and radiation therapy

 

Feature | Radiation Therapy | By Dave Fornell

To maintain safety in radiation therapy (RT), every machine performance and patient delivery measurement must be as ...

Time October 05, 2021
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News | Quality Assurance (QA)

September 2, 2021 — At the recent 2021 AAPM Meeting in July, Sun Nuclear Corporation featured its comprehensive ...

Time September 02, 2021
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News | Radiation Dose Management

August 17, 2021 — Expert medical organizations caution that evidence-based ordering of medically necessary imaging exams ...

Time August 17, 2021
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News | Radiation Oncology

July 15, 2021 — Just as helicopter traffic reporters use their "bird's eye view" to route drivers around roadblocks ...

Time July 15, 2021
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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

June 23, 2021 — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is inviting proposals from researchers for funding ...

Time June 23, 2021
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Feature | Radiation Dose Management | By Dave Fornell

More than a decade ago, there was an alarming, rapid rise in ionizing radiation exposure in the U.S. population that was ...

Time March 04, 2021
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News | Contrast Media

August 14, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the Gadavist (gadobutrol) ...

Time August 14, 2020
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News | Radiation Therapy

August 6, 2020 — Global radiotherapy market revenue is set to expand from $7,222.4 million in 2019 to $17,194.4 million ...

Time August 06, 2020
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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

August 5, 2020 — The nation’s largest medical imaging associations are working together to develop the new Medical ...

Time August 05, 2020
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Feature | Treatment Planning | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

At the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting, new artificial intelligence (AI) software to ...

Time July 08, 2020
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News | AAPM

May 11, 2020 — Due to ongoing health concerns related to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as global ...

Time May 11, 2020
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Feature | Treatment Planning | Dave Fornell, Editor

The traditional treatment planning process takes days to create an optimized radiation therapy delivery plan, but new ...

Time April 03, 2020
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Feature | Radiation Dose Management | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Rising concerns over radiation overexposure teamed with a growing focus on improving the quality of patient care are two ...

Time April 02, 2020
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News | Artificial Intelligence

October 22, 2019 – Experts in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in radiology, from many of the world’s leading ...

Time October 22, 2019
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Feature | AAPM | Dave Fornell, Editor

There were several trends and new technologies in radiation oncology discussed at the American Association of Physicists ...

Time August 21, 2019
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Videos | Proton Therapy

A new area for proton therapy in treatment of eye cancer, because of the ability to control the tissue penetration and ...

Time August 21, 2019
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Videos | Treatment Planning

This is an example of the Mirada DLCExpert deep learning software that automatically identifies organs, segments and ...

Time August 21, 2019
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Videos | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy

This is a quick demonstration of the Varian Identify image-guided patient positioning system at the American Association ...

Time August 21, 2019
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Videos | Treatment Planning

This is a lung cancer tumor radiotherapy treatment plan for the Accuray CyberKnife system demonstrated at the American ...

Time August 21, 2019
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