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

 

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 21, 2017
Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of medical physics at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, discusses the...
MedStar Georgetown Proton Center Selects RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017 — The proton center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will utilize RayStation for planning on...
First Radixact Results Presented at AAPM 2017
News | Radiation Therapy | August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017 — Accuray Inc. announced that the first studies validating the benefits of the Radixact System were...
Virtual Phantoms Inc. Releases VirtualDose-IR
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — Virtual Phantoms Inc. announced the release of VirtualDoseIR, a tool for assessing organ dose from...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 07, 2017
August 7, 2017 — ViewRay Inc. announced that several presentations of early clinical experience with its MRIdian Linac...
Clinical Data Supports Use of Xoft System for Endometrial Cancer
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 03, 2017
August 3, 2017 — Researchers presented clinical data supporting use of the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx)...
GE Healthcare to License Duke University's CT Organ Dosimetry Technology
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 — GE Healthcare announced that it has licensed computed tomography (CT) organ dosimetry technology...
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017 — Elekta’s magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system will be the subject of 21 abstracts at the...
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 (FDA...
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 proton therapy centers worldwide have recently...
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 treatment planning software can improve quality control in radiotherapy...
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 treatment planning software was recently highlighted in...
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 magnetic...
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 clinical...
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 of...
News | Radiation Therapy | August 09, 2016
August 9, 2016 — Elekta announced that its high-field magnetic resonance linear accelerator (MR-linac) was featured in...