Physics in Medicine and Biology

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Oncology & Cancer

Simple measurement method improves accuracy in proton beam therapy

Proton beams are new high-precision weapons in the fight against cancer. However, uncertainty with regard to the range of the beams has prevented the full exploitation of the potential of this method until now. Researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

The first cancer operation room with a navigator is created

The system, presented at Gregorio Marañón Hospital, permits real-time interaction with the body of the patient (with its different tissues and cancer) as well as the radiotherapy applicator used to radiate the area affected ...

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