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 report.
- Read reflections from the 2021 COMP Publication Impact Prize in the July issue of InterACTIONS!
- A study into bone loss in astronauts returning from long spaceflights has shown that some may have incomplete bone recovery even after one year back on Earth, with sustained losses equivalent to 10 years of normal age-related bone loss on Earth.
Published on August 22, 2022
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of May 29 – Peter Kirkby Memorial Medal Winner/New Director of Medical Physics Tom Baker Cancer Centre/Interactive Neuroimaging Exercises
Congratulations to Laura Pankratz, winner of the 2023 CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial Medal for Outstanding Service to Canadian Physics! Read the full press release...
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of May 22 – Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of May 22 – McMedHacks 2023/Focused Ultrasound Treatment and Brain Waste/Best of Breast
McMedHacks is an 8-week-long summer program that aims to teach clinicians, researchers and students fundamentals of medical image analysis and deep learning in Python....
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of May 15 – ChatGPT and Medical Physics/IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme/Executive Director’s Report/CARO-COMPJSM Registration Open!
What are the potential ChatGPT applications in medical physics? The recent article: ChatGPT in Medical Physics: A Glimpse explores the possibilities. The new application...