Techna 2014: Robotics for Healthcare - The Techna 2014 Symposium attracted the foremost experts in robotic technology and research to examine the role and application of robotics in health care. Robotics serves a multitude of purposes in health care, from amplifying the capabilities of surgeons to improving accuracy, analysis, and control in an array of clinical practices. The ... [ read more ]

Techna Rounds: New Avenues to treat Bone Pathologies:
November 27, 2014 5:00 pm ~ November 27, 2014 6:00 pm
Bone is a major site of cancer metastases. Skeletal related events such as pathological fractures occur in a third of these patients requiring surgery and palliative radiation. Photodynamic therapy could add, and compliment available treatme... [ read more ]

Optical Fibre Dosimeter - Why is Dosimetry Important? In radiation therapy, a treatment plan is carefully created to deliver ionizing radiation to the tumour while minimizing the dose deposited in healthy tissue. Accurately delivering radiation according to the plan is important for the outcome of the cancer treatment; ensuring this and making necessary adjustments to the trea... [ read more ]