14
OCT
2020

New paper on pioneering new cancer radiotherapy

FLASH radiotherapy is a promising new technique that uses high-energy particles to treat tumours; a high dose of radiation is administered almost instantaneously – in milliseconds rather than around a minute. Here, the tumour tissue is damaged in the same manner as with conventi
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17
JUN
2020

Designing new radiotherapy technologies to treat cancer in low and middle-income countries

The Cockcroft Institute is taking part in a new project to design and develop new radiotherapy technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa, giving more cancer patients access to radiotherapy, and saving lives. Bringing together international experts in accelerator design, medical physics and o
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25
MAR
2019

Accelerating the future: Designing a robust and affordable radiation therapy treatment system for challenging environments

Three members of The Cockcroft Institute, Prof Graeme Burt (Lancaster University), Prof Peter McIntosh (ASTeC/STFC) and Dr Deepa Angal-Kalinin (ASTeC/STFC) recently attended a workshop organised by the International Cancer Expert Corps (ICEC), CERN and STFC to address the global short
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09
NOV
2016

CI Postgraduate Conference 2016

The 5th annual Postgraduate Conference was held on 31st October 2015 at the Cockcroft Institute (CI). This conference is an important event for all CI postgraduates and it provides a platform for them to networking, sharing information and practising their presentation skills. More th
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