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

 

Accuray Receives 510(k) Clearance for iDMS Data Management System
Technology | Oncology Information Management Systems (OIMS) | July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

Eight Proton Therapy Centers Worldwide Adopt RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — RaySearch Laboratories reported that eight additional...

ACR Updates Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics Guidance With ASTRO and AAPM
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) recently collaborated with professional medical societies to...

Varian, RapidPlan treatment planning software, radiotherapy, radiosurgery, AAPM 2016 research
News | Treatment Planning | September 15, 2016

September 14, 2016 — RapidPlan knowledge-based...

Elekta, Monaco radiotherapy treatment planning system, radiation therapy, AAPM studies
News | Treatment Planning | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — The latest version of Elekta’s Monaco...

Large Field MRI Distortion Phantom, Model 604, MRI QA, MRI Phantom, CIRS
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 — The Large Field MRI Distortion Phantom, Model 604, from CIRS is designed for assessment of...

Videos | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 15, 2016

Patient QA Efficiency with Dolphin presented at AAPM 2016 IBA booth. Dolphin Online Ready is released and in...

Videos | Radiation Oncology | August 12, 2016

AAPM President Bruce Curran, MEng, FAAPM, FACMP, FACR, discusses the key topics at the 2016 meeting of the American...

Accuray, Radixact Treatment Delivery Platform, image-guided radiation therapy, AAPM, CE Mark
News | Radiation Therapy | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — Accuray Inc. announced that it has CE marked its Radixact Treatment Delivery System, Accuray...

Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — Mobius Medical Systems highlighting even greater integration of its solutions at the 2016 AAPM...

ViewRay, MRIdian image-guided radiotherapy, magnetic resonance imaging, linac, AAPM 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 — ViewRay Inc. announced highlights from the recent 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Association...

News | Radiation Therapy | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 — Elekta announced that its high-field...

Osteoarthritis
News | Clinical Trials | August 05, 2016

A promising imaging technology that measures bone health at the microscopic level could help doctors detect...

universal couchtop
News | Radiation Therapy | August 04, 2016

CIVCO Medical Solutions, a provider of comprehensive motion management solutions for...

treatment planning
News | Radiation Therapy | August 04, 2016

Elekta showcased the latest version of its treatment planning software, Monaco version 5.11 at the 58th American...

NCI, Cancer Moonshot, radiation therapy

Douglas R. Lowy, M.D., acting director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

News | Radiation Therapy | August 03, 2016

Providing insights into the ...

PET, positron emission tomography, genetically linked lung cancer, AAPM, big data
News | PET Imaging | August 02, 2016

August 2, 2016 — A cutting-edge method of extracting big data from...

 Modus QA, Quasar MRID3D

 Modus QA's updated Quasar MRID3D phantom.

Technology | August 01, 2016

July 31, 2016 — Modus QA updated its Quasar MRID3D with faster isocenter detection, improved fiducial markers,...

Magphan RT, MR QA radiotherapy

The Magphan RT for MR QA in radiotherapy.

Technology | Radiation Therapy | August 01, 2016

July 31, 2016 — The Phantom Laboratory and Image Owl announce the introduction of Magphan RT for MR QA in...

brainlab, cranial radiosurgery, radiation therapy, AAPM

Next generation cranial radiosurgery software from Brainlab incorporates patient-specific arc trajectories with new algorithm. 

News | Procedure Navigation Systems | August 01, 2016

July 31, 2016 — Brainlab is showcasing innovations for the complete radiosurgery process, including arc trajectory...