Imaging and Radiation Research

Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists

Submission deadline: 2024-05-31
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Dear Colleagues,


Radiation research is a critical field that plays a crucial role in our understanding of the effects of radiation on biological systems. In recent years, there have been significant advancements in radiation research, ranging from improved radiation therapy techniques for cancer treatment to a better understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying radiation-induced damage.

In this section, we aim to explore some of the latest discoveries and innovations in  Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists. The section will cover a broad range of topics, Including but not limited to the following parts:

The principles of radiation physics apply to the field of radiation oncology, and ionizing radiation can be useful in the treatment of many different types of diseases. Radiation therapy uses targeted, high-dose radiation to indirectly or directly kill or stop the growth of cancer cells. 

In 3D conformal radiation therapy, radiation can be given from many different directions so that the beam can converge on the target tumor, and it can better accommodate the size and shape of the tumor.

Brachytherapy is another radiation therapy where a clinician implants radioactive material temporarily or permanently near or inside the target object. It is a type of internal radiation and is used to deliver higher doses of radiation in a more specific and smaller area that cannot be possible with external beam radiation.

Research articles, technical reports, and reviews in this area of study are welcome.


Radiation Physics; Radiation Biology; Radiation Therapy; Cancer Treatment; 3D Conformal Radiation therapy; Brachytherapy

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