medical applications

Taking biomedical research at CERN to the next level

20 Feb 2014 | Update - For the public | The head of CERN's Medical Application Programme addresses a medical conference 60 years after the first use of protons to treat cancer

ICTR-PHE 2014

Participants at the ICTR-PHE conference at the International Conference Centre Geneva

13 Feb 2014 | Image | The ICTR-PHE conference brings together the International Conference on Translational Research in Radio-Oncology and Physics for Health in Europe

ICTR-PHE conference: follow the action

13 Feb 2014 | Update - For scientists | Follow the action at the ICTR-PHE conference via the conference blog

CERN to produce radioisotopes for health

4 Sep 2013 | Update - For the public | Marina Giampietro | Construction began today on the CERN MEDICIS research facility, which will make radioactive isotopes for medical applications

CERN scoops prizes at National Instruments awards

15 Aug 2013 | Update - For CERN people | At a National Instruments conference in Texas last week, CERN received three awards for excellence in systems design

ClearPEM clarifies breast cancer diagnosis

29 Jul 2013 | Update - For the public | Christine Sutton | Knowledge gained in developing particle detectors for the LHC has been used to create a dedicated PET device for breast scans

Clinical trials using carbon ions begin at CNAO

16 Nov 2012 | Update - For the public | Marina Giampietro | This week, for the first time at the CNAO hadrontherapy centre in Italy, a beam of carbon ions was used to treat a cancer patient

Could LEIR serve biomedicine?

18 Jul 2012 | Update - For CERN people | At a recent brainstorming meeting at CERN, over 200 scientists discussed the possibility of modifying LEIR to serve the biomedical community

ISOLDE to produce isotopes for medical research

6 Apr 2012 | Update - For the public | Anaïs Schaeffer | The CERN-MEDICIS project will use waste beams from ISOLDE to produce isotopes that could help in the war on cancer

Physics and medicine: a winning alliance

8 Mar 2012 | Update - For scientists | The medical and physics communities came together at ICTR-PHE 2012 to trade techniques and technologies for the fight against cancer

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