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 December 11 – Membership Renewal/16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence and CWC Statement on Gender-based Violence/ASM 2024 Theme
COMP membership renewal is now open! Renew today to continue receiving your Member Benefits such as Sosido! November 25 marked the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against...
Pieces of interest from COMP for the week of December 4 – First International Guidelines Emphasize Benefits of Digital Monitoring in Medical Imaging for Radiation Exposure/CCPM Chief Examiner Report/#AroundCanadaInMedPhysWays
The IAEA is encouraging medical professionals to optimize patient protection by shifting from manual to digital processes of monitoring ionizing radiation in imaging...
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of November 27 – IDEAs@Home/New Radiation Therapy Machines in Nova Scotia/Executive Director Report
Remember when we all thought we'd be returning to some level of normalcy after the Covid-19 pandemic? Instead many of us still bear the scars from a pandemic while...