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Title: Carbon-ion cancer therapy shows promise

Radiation-resistant tumors are targets for heavy-ion particles. But high capital costs have prevented construction of treatment facilities in the US.
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OSTI Identifier:
22410518
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2015 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGANISMS AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS; CAPITALIZED COST; CARBON IONS; HEAVY IONS; NEOPLASMS; RADIOTHERAPY; USA