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Cancer Imaging & Radiobiology

The goal of the Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program (CIR) is to foster a collaborative environment that promotes the incorporation of imaging, radiobiology, biophysics, and engineering approaches into the development and evaluation of new cancer diagnostic and treatment strategies.

Focus on Cancer Imaging & Radiobiology

Combining MRI, NIRST Increases Specificity in Breast Imaging

By combining two modalities of imaging, investigators from Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth demonstrated that a dual breast exam using MRI and Near Infrared Spectral Tomography (NIRST) is feasible and more accurate than MRI alone.

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The Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program continues to thrive as a multidisciplinary group of cancer researchers that includes faculty from The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, the Thayer School of Engineering, and the clinical departments of Medicine (Radiation Oncology), Surgery, and Radiology within Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC).