Pieces of Interest from COMP for the week of April 3 – Flash Radiotherapy and Particle Therapy Conference/Casper the Friendly Phantom/FLASH Proton Therapy Trial Begins on Bone Cancers in Chest
- The 3rd Flash Radiotherapy and Particle Therapy Conference (FRPT 2023) will be held on 5 - 7 December 2023 in Toronto, Canada. The abstract submission is open and the deadline to submit is 17 May 2023!
- Meet Casper, the Friendly Phantom, and Casper’s creators in the January issue of InterACTIONS!
- Treatment of the first patient in a clinical trial of FLASH proton therapy for cancers in the bones of the chest has been completed at the Cincinnati Children’s/University of Cincinnati Medical Center Proton Therapy Center (UC News).
Published on April 3, 2023
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...