Proton Beam Therapy

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Title: Proton Beam Therapy
Description: A computer generated image displays focused, positively charged atomic particles. Proton beam therapy uses protons to destroy cancer cells, rather than electrons which are used in traditional radiation therapy.
Topics/Categories: Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Type: Color, Photo
Source: Dr. Michael Goitein. Massachusettes General Hospital
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-8900-4144
Date Created: 1989
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.