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Title: Carbon Beam Radio-Therapy and Research Activities at HIMAC

Abstract

Radio-therapy with carbon ion beam has been carried out since 1994 at HIMAC (Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba) in NIRS (National Institute of Radiological Sciences). Now, many types of tumors can be treated with carbon beam with excellent local controls of the tumors. Stimulated with good clinical results, requirement of the dedicated compact facility for carbon beam radio-therapy is increased. To realize this requirement, design study of the facility and the R and D's of the key components in this design are promoted by NIRS. According successful results of these activities, the dedicated compact facility will be realized in Gunma University. In this facility, the established irradiation method is expected to use, which is passive irradiation method with wobbler magnets and ridge filter. In this presentation, above R and D's will be presented together with clinical results and basic research activities at HIMAC.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. NIRS, Anagawa4-9-1, Inage-ku, Chiba, 263-8335 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21061835
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 912; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: International symposium on exotic nuclei, Khanty-Mansiysk (Russian Federation), 17-22 Jul 2006; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2746626; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; BEAM FOCUSING MAGNETS; CARBON 12 BEAMS; CONTROL; DESIGN; EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES; FILTERS; HEAVY IONS; IRRADIATION; JAPANESE ORGANIZATIONS; NEOPLASMS; RADIOTHERAPY

Citation Formats

Kanazawa, Mitsutaka. Carbon Beam Radio-Therapy and Research Activities at HIMAC. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2746626.
Kanazawa, Mitsutaka. Carbon Beam Radio-Therapy and Research Activities at HIMAC. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2746626.
Kanazawa, Mitsutaka. Tue . "Carbon Beam Radio-Therapy and Research Activities at HIMAC". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2746626.
@article{osti_21061835,
title = {Carbon Beam Radio-Therapy and Research Activities at HIMAC},
author = {Kanazawa, Mitsutaka},
abstractNote = {Radio-therapy with carbon ion beam has been carried out since 1994 at HIMAC (Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba) in NIRS (National Institute of Radiological Sciences). Now, many types of tumors can be treated with carbon beam with excellent local controls of the tumors. Stimulated with good clinical results, requirement of the dedicated compact facility for carbon beam radio-therapy is increased. To realize this requirement, design study of the facility and the R and D's of the key components in this design are promoted by NIRS. According successful results of these activities, the dedicated compact facility will be realized in Gunma University. In this facility, the established irradiation method is expected to use, which is passive irradiation method with wobbler magnets and ridge filter. In this presentation, above R and D's will be presented together with clinical results and basic research activities at HIMAC.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2746626},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 912,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 22 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 22 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}