Volume 53, Number 3, 2022Medical Physics
|Page(s)||16 - 19|
|Published online||04 July 2022|
Accelerators for health: From current to dream machines
Irene Joliot Curie Laboratory - CNRS-IN2P3 University of Paris-Saclay, Orsay, France
2 SEEIIST Association, Geneva, Switzerland
Any kind of sculpted particle beams from high-energy photons (X-rays and gamma rays), electrons, protons, neutrons to various atomic nuclei and more exotic species have been used to treat cancer. The development of a next generation of accelerators to face the challenges and issues of Particle Therapy is crucial. What are the most promising accelerator techniques, particles or dose delivery modes?
© European Physical Society, EDP Sciences, 2022
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