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Title: Imaging particle beams for cancer treatment

Proton and carbon-ion radiotherapy are powerful tools for killing tumor cells, but only if the particles deposit their energy where they’re supposed to.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22482506
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 10; 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; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; CARBON IONS; NEOPLASMS; PARTICLE BEAMS; PROTONS; RADIOTHERAPY; TUMOR CELLS