medical applications

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CERN collaborations open new horizons for cancer therapy

CERN’s Next Ion Medical Machine Study (NIMMS) and new European projects are building on existing hadron-therapy research to treat cancer

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04 February, 2021
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04 February, 2021

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New 3D colour X-rays made possible with CERN technology

Stunning new images pave the way for large-scale human trials, two years on from the first ever 3D colour human X-ray using CERN Medipix3 technology

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18 November, 2020
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18 November, 2020

Flashes of electrons against cancer

Meet Steinar Stapnes, Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) project leader, in the first of our Knowledge Transfer spotlight series

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29 September, 2020
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29 September, 2020

CERN and CHUV collaborate on a pioneering new cancer radiotherapy facility

CERN and the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) are collaborating to develop the conceptual design of an innovative radiotherapy facility, used for cancer treatment

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15 September, 2020
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15 September, 2020

World’s first proton treatment of a cardiac pathology

A cancer therapy synchrotron that CERN helped to establish has treated a patient with ventricular arrhythmia for the first time

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14 February, 2020
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14 February, 2020

Enabling hadron therapy in south-east Europe

A new facility following the founding principles of CERN begins its design phase

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24 September, 2019
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24 September, 2019

HEP’s contributions to medtech published in WIPO report

WIPO’s Global Innovation Index 2019 highlights knowledge transfer from fundamental research to medical applications

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29 July, 2019
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29 July, 2019

Using CERN magnet technology in innovative cancer treatment

A new “gantry” design using CERN magnet technology has the potential to revolutionise hadron therapy

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27 November, 2018
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27 November, 2018

The arm of MEDICIS

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First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

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17 July, 2018
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17 July, 2018