Red Journal features Tendler paper on radiation oncology

A publication by Irwin Tendler, a PhD student at the Thayer School, in the Red Journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)  has garnered much attention lately through tweets and other online buzz.

The paper, entitled “Experimentally Observed Cherenkov Light Generation in the Eye During Radiation Therapy,” reports that Dartmouth researchers have produced evidence of the flashes of light that patients report seeing during radiation treatment, even when their eyes are closed.  It helps explain the phenomenon and will benefit future research efforts.

Here are some of the recent reports about this exciting development:

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