Pieces of Interest from COMP week of March 16 – Single Low-Dose CT and DNA/Newest Version of the Quality Assurance Guidelines for Canadian Radiation Treatment Programs/Winter School 2021 Proposals/Sylvia Fedoruk Prize

Published by Sarah McCabe

Published on March 16, 2020

  • No statistically significant DNA damage seen with single low-dose CT - Read the article here.

  • CPQR has released the fourth and newest version of the Quality Assurance Guidelines for Canadian Radiation Treatment Programs. This new version incorporates feedback received since the release of the previous version in 2015 and feedback from the community solicited during the 30-day review period. Version 4 of the QRT document is available here. Please visit the programmatic quality page on cpqr.ca for more information.

  • Proposals are invited for the 2021 Winter School which will be taking place in western Canada (Note: location is subject to change based on topic selection and program requirements). For full information click here.

  • Throwback to the 2019 Sylvia Fedoruk Prize winners:

Luc Beaulieu
Marie-France Côté
Marc-André Fortin
Jean Lagueux
Myriam Laprise-Pelletier
Yunzhi Ma

Pictured: Luc Beaulieu

If you know a Canadian medical physics paper (including one of your own) that could be Sylvia Fedoruk worthy, consider submitting a nomination! More details here.