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Abt IV Study Results Published [publications | posted: 7/3/2015 | sunset: 8/2/2015]
AAPM Releases Another Update to Lung Cancer Screening CT Protocol Recommendations [publications | posted: 7/3/2015 | sunset: 8/2/2015]
Research Spotlight : Emerging Role For HIFU Comes Into Focus [publications | posted: 7/1/2015 | sunset: 7/18/2015]
AAPM Newsletter - July/August Edition Now Available [publications | posted: 7/1/2015 | sunset: 7/18/2015]
2016 Call for AAPM Newsletter Editor - Deadline Extended to July 30th [general | posted: 6/29/2015 | sunset: 7/30/2015]
2015 AAPM Election Results [general | posted: 6/29/2015 | sunset: 7/29/2015]
2016 AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting (Salt Lake City, UT) - Request for Proposals (RFP) [meetings | posted: 6/29/2015 | sunset: 7/27/2015]
AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition : Download the AAPM Annual Meeting App [meetings | posted: 6/29/2015 | sunset: 7/16/2015]
AAPM Summer School : CEC Online Evaluation System Available [meetings | posted: 6/14/2015 | sunset: 7/17/2015]
SRT/SBRT: Safe and Accurate Delivery of Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy - Registration & Housing Open [meetings | posted: 5/27/2015 | sunset: 9/20/2015]
2014 Education & Research Fund Annual Report [education | posted: 6/23/2015 | sunset: 7/23/2015]
AAPM Expanding Horizons Travel Grant - Deadline Extended to September 1st [education | posted: 6/13/2015 | sunset: 9/1/2015]
Parallel Imaging in MRI: Technology, Applications, and Quality Control - The Report of AAPM Task Group 118 [publications | posted: 6/5/2015 | sunset: 7/5/2015]
AAPM Code of Ethics – Tell us what you think! [general | posted: 3/25/2015 | sunset: 7/31/2015]