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

 

Radcal Exhibits Accu-Gold Touch Systems at AAPM 2019
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 09, 2019
July 9, 2019 — Radcal Corp. will be presenting the new Accu-Gold Touch platform, a multi-analyzer the company says is...
The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system

The Beamscan 3-D water phantom with the Varian Halcyon radiotherapy system. Image courtesy of PTW.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | July 08, 2019
July 8, 2019 — At this year’s American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) show, July 14-18 in San Antonio,...
Aktina Medical Partners With Elekta for Global Distribution of Interlocking SRS Cones
News | Radiation Therapy | July 05, 2019
July 5, 2019 — Aktina Medical announced that Elekta Instrument AB, based in Sweden, will offer and distribute the...
Civco Displaying Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution at AAPM
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — The upcoming release of Civco’s Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution will allow proton...
Varian Purchasing Embolic Bead Assets from Boston Scientific
News | Interventional Radiology | July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019 — Varian announced it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Boston Scientific portfolio of...
RaySearch Releases Version 9A of RayStation Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019 — RaySearch announced the release of RayStation 9A, the latest version of its radiation therapy treatment...
DOSIsoft Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Planet Onco Dose Software
Technology | Information Technology | June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019 — DOSIsoft announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to...
Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for AiCE Reconstruction Technology for CT
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019 – Canon Medical Systems USA Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural...
Fujifilm Announces Nationwide Breast Health Campaign With Mobile Mammography Coach

At the center of the campaign, Fujifilm will be traveling around the U.S. with its "Aspire to Be Fearless" mobile mammography coach to provide educational opportunities for clinicians, raise awareness about the importance of screening and will be providing mammograms to the underserved population in key locations.

News | Mammography | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced a nationwide awareness campaign titled ‘Aspire to Be...
University Medical Center Groningen Performs First Automatic Log-based Proton Therapy Patient QA
News | Proton Therapy | June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019 – IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has...
ASTRO Applauds New Prior Authorization Legislation
News | Radiation Therapy | June 07, 2019
June 7, 2019 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) released a statement applauding Congress’s...
IBA Dosimetry Launches myQA iON
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | June 07, 2019
June 7, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co-...
Civco Launches Envision Ultrasound Viral Barriers
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | June 06, 2019
June 6, 2019 — Civco Medical Solutions announced a new solution that removes gel from ultrasound procedures. Envision...
Videos | Treatment Planning | September 27, 2018
Eric Morris, a Ph.D. candidate at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University, explains his project to automate...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | September 07, 2018
A discussion with Ehsan Samei, Ph.D., DABR, FAAPM, FSPIE, director of the Duke University Clinical Imaging Physics...
Blog | Treatment Planning | September 06, 2018
In July, the ITN team attended the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2018 meeting. And once again,...
Videos | Treatment Planning | August 28, 2018
A discussion with Kevin Moore, Ph.D., DABR, deputy director of medical physics and associate professor, University of...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | August 23, 2018
Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) President Vijay Rao, M.D., the David C. Levin professor and chair of...
Cherenkov radiation imaging during radiation therapy

Cherenkov radiation imaging during radiation therapy

Blog | AAPM | August 14, 2018
I attended the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2018 meeting in late July and came back with many...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 13, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the innovative new technologies on the expo floor at the 2018 American...