[ RadSafe ] Fwd: heavy ion teletherapy?

Chris Alston achris1999 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 22:00:19 CDT 2015

The Japanese are pretty big on carbon ions, and someone in the USA, maybe
MD Anderson, is picking up the gauntlet.

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From: Ted de Castro <tdc at xrayted.com>
Date: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 7:45 PM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] heavy ion teletherapy?
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Are there any accelerators out there that can do/are doing heavy ion

At LBL this was being tested with ions as heavy as Nitrogen and no lighter
than alphas.  But the Bevatron, and that line of research there, is long
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