The Medical Physics department provides clinical radiotherapy physics services for the accurate, safe, and efficient delivery of cutting edge radiation treatments. The department is engaged in treatment planning, dosimetry, commissioning, calibration, quality assurance, and maintenance of diagnostic and therapeutic machines, radiation safety, and research programs. Also offers scientific and radiation safety support to the following departments:
- Department of Radiology
- Department of Nuclear medicine
- Other radiation users in MVRCCRI
The unit is equipped with different types of radiation detectors, planning and research software, water phantoms, and advanced dosimetry systems
Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.