Medical physics

Researchers found that confined tumors are more resistant to drug treatments.
Meeri Kim, Contributor
Researchers have embedded gold particles in soft films that dissipate light energy at the surface of the eye and could have future medical uses.
Bailey Bedford, Contributor
A special type of spectroscopy helped doctors differentiate between tumors in mice that responded to radiation therapy and those that resisted it.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
A cyber attacker could potentially insert a feature that looks like cancer into a scan, or remove it, researchers warn.
Claire Cleveland, Contributor
Patients should not decline X-ray imaging for medically advised procedures, group says.
Joel Shurkin, Contributor
Better standards will boost efficacy and ease patient fears.
G.A. Koch, Contributor
Congressional committee calls for increased oversight and better credentials for medical physicists.
Audrey Hoffer, Contributor