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Exactly Calculated: Better Targeting for Ion Beam Therapy

6 min
Matthias Manych
Published on March 8, 2018
The aim of the cooperation was to use Dual Energy CT (DECT) in clinical application for ion beam therapy.
The aim of the cooperation between Heidelberg and Dresden was to use DECT in clinical application for ion beam therapy.
Steffen Greilich’s work with ion beam therapy is based on Dual Energy CT.
The work of Steffen Greilich, PhD, and his team as well as their colleagues at OncoRay in Dresden is based on Dual Energy CT (DECT).
On the Heidelberg campus, Steffen Greilich developed a new method for ion beam therapy.

On the Heidelberg campus, scientific and medical competence is concentrated, with approximately 11,000 people contributing to it.


By Matthias Manych
Matthias Manych, a biologist based in Berlin, works as a freelance scientific journalist, editor, and author specializing in medicine. His work is published mainly in specialist journals, but also in newspapers and online.