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Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 4 - International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP)/AI Could Help Evaluate Brain Tumors On PET/CARO-COMP Joint Scientific Meeting

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  • International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) is approaching, and we want to celebrate with the COMP community through a photo contest! The theme of IDMP this year is “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.”  We would love to see your interpretation through a photo and accompanying caption. Some ideas include (but are not limited to!):

-         A photo honouring a mentor or colleague that has lifted you up.

-         A defining moment in your career or educational journey.

-         A community that helped or supported you.

To submit your entry, post to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #COMP-IDMP2023 or email the photo and caption to sarah@comp-ocpm.ca .Twitter entries should also tag the COMP account @medphysCA. Note that your submission will not be visible if your social media account is private.

The winning entry selected by the COMP Communications Committee will receive $250 in Curie cash for use towards COMP membership or conference fees. Entries are due November 1, 2023. Creativity welcome!

  • A group in Germany has developed an AI model for PET imaging that could help clinicians determine whether patients are responding to brain tumor treatments, according to a study published August 10 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Read more
  • Don’t miss out! The CARO-COMP Joint Scientific Meeting is right around the corner! Register today to be part of this exciting event!

Published on September 4, 2023

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