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Title: Modern options for hadron therapy of tumors

Abstract

The use of accelerated ions for the removal of localized tumors without surgery has seen a wide development in the U.S., Japan, and Europe. Today new sites are under construction and some kind of competition has started to design and build the most versatile and/or the most cost effective facility. Developments like the laser ion source, which can create more than enough carbon ions in charge state 6, the electron beam ion source with ultrashort ion extraction and the rapid cycling medical synchrotron may contribute to reduce the investment cost as well as the cost per treatment.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Institut fuer Angewandte Physik der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Max von Laue-Strasse 1, D-60438 Frankfurt (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20779037
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Review of Scientific Instruments; Journal Volume: 77; Journal Issue: 3; Conference: 11. international conference on ion sources, Caen (France), 12-16 Sep 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2164892; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; CARBON IONS; COST; ELECTRON BEAM ION SOURCES; HADRONS; NEOPLASMS; RADIOTHERAPY; SYNCHROTRONS

Citation Formats

Becker, Reinard. Modern options for hadron therapy of tumors. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2164892.
Becker, Reinard. Modern options for hadron therapy of tumors. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2164892.
Becker, Reinard. Wed . "Modern options for hadron therapy of tumors". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2164892.
@article{osti_20779037,
title = {Modern options for hadron therapy of tumors},
author = {Becker, Reinard},
abstractNote = {The use of accelerated ions for the removal of localized tumors without surgery has seen a wide development in the U.S., Japan, and Europe. Today new sites are under construction and some kind of competition has started to design and build the most versatile and/or the most cost effective facility. Developments like the laser ion source, which can create more than enough carbon ions in charge state 6, the electron beam ion source with ultrashort ion extraction and the rapid cycling medical synchrotron may contribute to reduce the investment cost as well as the cost per treatment.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2164892},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 3,
volume = 77,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Mar 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Mar 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}