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Teach Me, Train Me, Help my Patient: Using e-Learning in Radiotherapy

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, University of Liverpool and Lancashire Teaching Hospitals presented results from a study on “Use of an e-learning Tool to Increase Therapeutic Radiographer Knowledge and Awareness regarding Information Giving on the Late Effects of Pelvic Radiotherapy” at the Annual Radiotherapy and Oncology Meeting... Read more

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ESTRO 39 Conference 2020

2020 31 Jul

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERMS TO JUL 31ST - AUG 4TH Find ESTRO on Social Media Read more

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Fight against cancer: GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

2019 28 Feb

  GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital   Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment... Read more

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EuroSafe Imaging celebrates 5 year success in radiation protection

2019 13 Feb

An interesting line-up of activities is scheduled during the forthcoming European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2019 to celebrate EuroSafe Imaging 's five years of success in medical radiation protection. The programme aims to ensure that the issue of radiation protection in medical imaging is front and centre throughout the congress, organisers said. ... Read more

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The Future of Radiology in the NHS: Top Topics for ST and Consultant Interviews

2017 11 Dec

Find British Institute of Radiology (BIR) on Social Media      Read more

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BIR and IPEM Organise Radiotherapy Talk Delivered at House of Commons

2016 13 Oct

“Radiotherapy, the cancer treatment of the past or future?” was the title of a presentation delivered to members of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee (P&SC) on 10 October 2016 at the House of Commons. The talk was organised jointly by the BIR and IPEM. The multidisciplinary presentation, chaired by Stephen Metcalfe MP, was delivered... Read more

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Twice Daily Radiotherapy Halves Treatment Time For Small Cell Lung Cancer

2016 05 Jun

Having radiotherapy once a day for six and a half weeks or twice a day for three weeks – when combined with chemotherapy – is equally good at treating small cell lung cancer that hasn’t spread. These results – from a Cancer Research UK-funded clinical trial presented at the ASCO cancer conference in Chicago – mean patients and doctors... Read more

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ICIS Meeting and 15th Annual Teaching Course

2015 05 Oct

The 15th annual course of our Society will focus on practically orientated education of cancer imaging through interactive teaching and the fostering of active learning. Multidisciplinary work practising state of the art and novel imaging techniques will be highlighted in cooperation with the  British Nuclear Medicine Society . Special plenary session... Read more

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Ensuring Radiation Safety in Clinical Trials

2015 18 Jun

Radiation experts in the UK have drawn up a new system to streamline approval process for setting up clinical trials involving radiotherapy and other forms of ionising radiation, such as PET scans. The new system provides a standardised way of assuring that exposure to ionising radiation during clinical trials remains within safe limits, while also... Read more