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Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Aug 21 - COMP History being told/MedPhys testing breast implants for gun defense/SK Cyclotron benefits Calgary
August 21, 2017
COMP's History is being told! Check out this important addition to our website here, it is a work in progress and will continue to grow as the Su......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Aug 14 - MPW available/Blog: MedPhys role explained/Risks with pediatric imaging/Radiotherapy facility design e-book update
August 14, 2017
The latest Medical Physics World is available, click here to view this publication. A blog post that breaks down the day of a Medical Physi......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of Aug 7 - Sask. cuts PET wait times / Tomato juice and the mitigation of DNA damage / Ms. Philippines Earth is a #MedPhys / More on the Brexit effect
August 07, 2017
Saskatchewan cuts PET Scan wait times to one week, thanks to the new source of fluorine-18, click here to read more. Looking for the foods t......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 31 - COMP Members honoured at AAPM / Career advice from Women in Science / PET Scans and Alzheimer treatment / The Brexit effect on Cancer treatment
July 31, 2017
Career Advice From 6 Incredibly Successful Women In Science - including one Medical Physicist! Click here for the Refinery29 article.  PET S......

CPQR Update: Funding and Priorities through 2022
July 26, 2017
The Canadian Partnership for Quality Radiotherapy was initiated in 2010 as an alliance between the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of July 24 - Lifeline acquires McGill Monte Carlo technology / Survey results of prostate cancer patients post-treatment / The Western Group Shot / Radiologist Jailed in France
July 24, 2017
LifeLine Software, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Radify Monte Carlo QA Technology from McGill University - click here to read more. Results ......

2017 Award Recipients
July 19, 2017
The COMP Gold Medal is the highest award given by the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists, introduced in 2006. It is awarded to a member ......

Dr. Jerry Battista: Recipient of the COMP 2017 Gold Medal Award
May 25, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 11, 2017 The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 ......

Dr. Jerry Battista awarded The 2017 CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial Medal for Outstanding Service to Canadian Physics
April 21, 2017
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) are pleased to announce that the 2017 CAP-C......

Cancer Care Standards Published by Accreditation Canada
April 07, 2017
Initially published February 22nd 2016 I am pleased to announce the new release of cancer care standards published by Accreditation Canada in Jan......