Research Programs

 

 

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

Big Rig Brings a Big Message

With tomosynthesis, radiologists can distinguish harmless abnormalities from real cancers in 3-D mammograms. Invasive cancers can be detected early, and women experience fewer callbacks for false alarms.

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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).