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2022 International Day of Medical Physics

2022 International Day of Medical Physics

The 2022 International Day of Medical Physics Theme is “Medical Physics for Sustainable Healthcare.” IOMP states that the provision of high-quality health care includes...

September 27, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 26 – Registration Open! COMP Virtual Imaging Lecture Series/4D Ultrasound Shows Fetuses Reacting to Taste and Smell/OMPAC Webinar

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 26 – Registration Open! COMP Virtual Imaging Lecture Series/4D Ultrasound Shows Fetuses Reacting to Taste and Smell/OMPAC Webinar

Registration is now open for the COMP Virtual Imaging Lecture Series! The first lecture will take place on November 21, 2022. Four-dimensional ultrasound scans show...

September 26, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 19 2022 - IDEAs at Home: Decolonization & The Truth and Reconciliation Commission/MRI Shows Boxers Can Regain Brain Health Post Career/Congratulations Rowan Thomson!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 19 2022 - IDEAs at Home: Decolonization & The Truth and Reconciliation Commission/MRI Shows Boxers Can Regain Brain Health Post Career/Congratulations Rowan Thomson!

IDEAs at Home: Decolonization & The Truth and Reconciliation Commission The CWC-IDEA Committee would like to invite you to have an informal, but informative...

September 19, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 12 – New COMP Events and Workshops/ GRSIC Research Excellence & Global Rising Stars (GRS) Webinar/2022 CAP Medals

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 12 – New COMP Events and Workshops/ GRSIC Research Excellence & Global Rising Stars (GRS) Webinar/2022 CAP Medals

COMP has some exciting events coming up! Virtual Imaging Lecture Series, Mondays at 1:00pm Eastern Nov. 21, 2022 Dec. 5, 2022 Jan. 16, 2023 Feb. 13, 2023 March...

September 12, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 5 - Increased Use of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy For NSCLC Patients Can Reduce Treatment Disparities/Large-Gantry CT Helps Scientists Scan 7-Foot Woolly Mammoth Tusk/Gold Medal Introduction

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of September 5 - Increased Use of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy For NSCLC Patients Can Reduce Treatment Disparities/Large-Gantry CT Helps Scientists Scan 7-Foot Woolly Mammoth Tusk/Gold Medal Introduction

The use of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for patients with non-small cell lung cancer can reduce treatment disparities between White and Black patients, according...

September 5, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 29 - Patient with Cancer Receives First 3D-Printed Titanium Jaw/CNSC Forum/Video Teaching Magnetohydrodynamics

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 29 - Patient with Cancer Receives First 3D-Printed Titanium Jaw/CNSC Forum/Video Teaching Magnetohydrodynamics

A patient with head and neck cancer received the first 3D-printed titanium lower jaw in a successful operation, according to an August 4 press release from the Netherlands...

August 29, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August 22 - Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Ups Risks for a Second Cancer/Reflections from the 2021 COMP Publication Impact Prize/ Long-duration Spaceflight is Bad for the Bones

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August 22 - Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy Ups Risks for a Second Cancer/Reflections from the 2021 COMP Publication Impact Prize/ Long-duration Spaceflight is Bad for the Bones

The risk of developing a second primary cancer after prostate cancer treatment is higher after radiation therapy compared with nonradiation therapies, investigators...

August 22, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August15 - Four Tools That Could Enable the Future of AI in Healthcare/Message from the Editor/Practicing Medicine in Wartime Ukraine

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August15 - Four Tools That Could Enable the Future of AI in Healthcare/Message from the Editor/Practicing Medicine in Wartime Ukraine

Craig Rhodes, EMEA Industry Lead, AI for Healthcare and Life Sciences, NVIDIA, argues that just four tools could enable the future of AI in healthcare. Read the Message...

August 15, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August 8 - MIT’s new ultrasound sticker lets you see inside your body/Executive Director Report/ Canada’s Oldest Pieces of Working Medical Physics Equipment!

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of August 8 - MIT’s new ultrasound sticker lets you see inside your body/Executive Director Report/ Canada’s Oldest Pieces of Working Medical Physics Equipment!

MIT researchers have created an ultrasound sticker that can continuously monitor a person’s organs and tissues for up to 48 hours — potentially making ultrasound...

August 8, 2022

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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 1 – Call for Resident Education Sub-Committee Co-Chair/Message from the CCPM President/A Quintessential Medical Physics Task

Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of August 1 – Call for Resident Education Sub-Committee Co-Chair/Message from the CCPM President/A Quintessential Medical Physics Task

The COMP Resident Education sub-committee is searching for a co-chair for the September 2022- 2023 period. This is an excellent opportunity to network with fellow...

August 1, 2022

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