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ISSN: 2666-5557
CN: 10-1773/R
p-ISSN: 2097-0439

Analysis of gamma-emitting radionuclides in soils around high energy accelerators

To investigate the specific activities of gamma radionuclides in the soils around high energy accelerators, and to analyze the influence of rays emitted by nuclides with characteristic peaks at similar...

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PIG3 downregulation enhances the radiosensitivity of NSCLC cells by promoting G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis

To investigate the mechanism of p53-induced gene 3 (PIG3)-regulation of radioresistance in human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells, in order to explore new biomarkers and therapeutic targets...

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A review of the impact of FLASH radiotherapy on the central nervous system and glioma

Glioma has received considerable attention because of its potential of inducing high rates of morbidity, disability, and mortality. FLASH radiotherapy (FLASH-RT) has emerged as a popular topic in current...

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Review of the 5·7 Nanjing 192Ir source radiological accident

This paper gives a detailed description of a radiological accident of 192Ir source occurring on May 7, 2014 in Nanjing, China (the 5⋅7 accident), encompassing a combination of accident overview, emergency...

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TGF-β/Akt/Smad signaling regulates ionizing radiation-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in acquired radioresistant lung cancer cells

To define the properties of lung cancer cells that resisted conventionally fractionated radiation exposure....

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Verification of an independent dose calculation method for portal-specific QA of proton and carbon ion beams

To verify the accuracy of an independent dose calculation method, as incorporated into an in-house developed treatment planning system (TPS), for performing quality assurance of dose distributions delivered...

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Assessment of radiation protection knowledge and practices among radiographers in the central region of Ghana

To assess the radiation protection practices and knowledge among radiographers in the central region of Ghana....

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Analysis of delivery and recalculation of dose using DICOM treatment records

A procedure has been proposed for patient-specific QA that, instead of comparing a measurement to the planned dose, compares the dose calculated by an independent system to the dose calculated by the...

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Comparison of pencil beam and Monte Carlo calculations with ion chamber array measurements for patient-specific quality assurance

To determine under what conditions and criteria comparisons between calculations made with the current clinical treatment planning system (Syngo) and an in-house built TPS (TIMPS) would allow skipping...

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Workshop on fast calculations for ion beam therapy

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Optimization of the planning process with an in-house treatment information, management, and planning system

To describe the major categories of components of an in-house treatment information, management, and planning system (TIMPS®) that were designed and built to optimize the planning process....

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Monte Carlo performance study of virtual high performance computing cluster over cloud

As a high computation cost discipline, nuclear science and engineering still relies heavily on traditional high performance computing (HPC) clusters. However, the usage of traditional HPC for nuclear...

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Implementation of Monte Carlo based PET verification of ion beam delivery into a TPS

To develop and implement an ion beam teletherapy verification system based upon simulations of induced radioactivity and comparison with patient positron emission tomography (PET) scans....

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Reflections on nuclear safety culture from the perspective of traditional Chinese culture

Nuclear safety is a major concern given the rapid development of nuclear power in the modern era. Fostering a nuclear safety culture is an important means of ensuring nuclear safety. In China, a country...

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Risk of cataract of different morphological types in Urals population chronically exposed at low doses

To assess the risk of lens opacity depending on the dose in the population exposed to external and internal radiation for a long time, based on a long-term clinical follow-up of the cohorts of people...

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Low melting point MCP-69, MCP-96, MCP-137, and MCP-200 alloys for radiation protection in radiological and therapeutic processes

To evaluate the low melting-point MCP-69, MCP-96, MCP-137, and MCP-200 alloys, and characterize them for their potential to protect from the harms associated with radiation and eliminate radiation hazards...

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Review of methodological workflow, interpretation and limitations of nomogram application in cancer study

Nomograms have been increasingly adopted in cancer studies for predicting a variety of clinical outcomes. Compared to conventional prediction approaches, nomograms present an excellent graphical easy-to-interpret...

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Overall results and prospects of the cancer risk assessment in the Urals population affected by chronic low dose-rate exposure

The paper presents the key milestones and outcomes of 65-year studies of the carcinogenic consequences of accidental radiation exposure of the population of the Ural region. The radioactive contamination...

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Combining radiation with immune checkpoint inhibitors therapy for HCC: From the alteration of the immune microenvironment by radiotherapy

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), one of the deadliest cancers all over the world, had a limited prognosis in the past. Recently, the remarkable efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) therapy...

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Fast analysis method of strontium-90 after separation using crown ether resin

To explore the separation condition for 90Sr using crown ether resin, in order to establish a fast method for analysis of 90Sr in food and environmental samples....

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Determination of thorium in the hair and urine of workers and the public in a rare earth mining area

To assess the thorium exposure of the mine workers and the public to a typical rare earth mine and estimate the resultant committed effective dose to them....

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A preliminary study on effect of carbon ion radiotherapy on bone marrow suppression

To explore the effect of carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT) on the bone marrow adjacent to or within the treatment fields, and to observe the bone marrow toxicities after CIRT alone....

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Enhanced radiosensitivity by 6-thio-dG via increasing telomere dysfunction and ataxia telangiectasia mutated inhibition in non-small cell lung cancer

To investigate the radiosensitivity of 6-thio-dG and its underlying molecular mechanisms in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)....

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A retrospective study of pegylated recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (PEG-rhG-CSF) in preventing neutropenia during definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal squamous carcinoma

To compare the efficacy and safety of pegylated recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (PEG-rhG-CSF) for preventive or delayed treatment in neutropenia, completion rate of concurrent...

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RXRα agonist bexarotene attenuates radiation-induced skin injury by relieving oxidative stress

To investigate the protective effect of bexarotene in radiation-induced skin injury and elucidate underlying mechanism....

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