Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 2-David Jaffray ASTRO Gold Medal/Final Chance for Science Survey/Isotopes Coming to ON/Faxing Technology Under Fire

Published by Mara Juneau

Published on July 02, 2018

  • Happy belated Canada Day, let's celebrate with one of our Canadian members being honoured on the global stage - Dr. David Jaffray was recently awarded the ASTRO Gold Medal, the highest honour given to revered members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology. It was last awarded in 2014 to Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz, Medical Director of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Congratulations Dr. Jaffray! 
  • SCIENCE SURVEY FINAL REMINDER! Click here by July 6 to complete the 2 minute survey.
  • Speaking of Canada, pending regulatory approval, the Darlington Nuclear facility will begin the generation of molybdenum-99 (by the end of 2019!) read more here.
  • Faxing technology Is under fire for the death of a Hodgkin's Lymphoma patient, here is the whole story.

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