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

 

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...
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 radiation oncology, exhibited its...
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 Cancer Moonshot and other initiatives to accelerate cancer research and make more therapies...
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 positron emission tomography (PET) images can...
 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 radiotherapy...
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...
CIRS Approved to Produce ACR Digital Mammography Phantom
Technology | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2016
The ACR has named Computerized Imaging Reference Systems, Inc. (CIRS) an approved vendor for the new ACR Digital...
Prostate, proton therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | July 29, 2016
Varian Medical Systems will be demonstrating its latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery technologies and software July 31...
PTW New York, BeamScan water phantom, radiation therapy, dosimetry, AAPM 2016
Technology | Radiation Therapy | July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016 — PTW New York announced it will display its Beamscan technology and the latest advancements in radiation...
Feature | AAPM | September 08, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane
During the recent American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) conference in Anaheim, Calif., I had the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 20, 2015
Learn more about myQA, IBA’s unique platform that connects QA applications, people, and know-how through a central...
Brainlab, Automatic Brain Metastases Planning software, radiosurgery, neurosurgery, AAPM
News | Treatment Planning | August 03, 2015
August 3, 2015 — Leading radiosurgery experts presented their experiences with Automatic Brain Metastases Planning...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | July 31, 2015
Joseph Deasy, Ph.D., discusses his study on dose-volume relations for late rectal bleeding in 1,001 patients from five...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 30, 2015
During the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 57th annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., Imaging...
Videos | Breast Imaging | July 29, 2015
During the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 57th annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif., graduate...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | July 28, 2015
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) President John Boone, Ph.D., discusses the impact of imaging in...