Proton Beam Therapy

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Title: Proton Beam Therapy
Description: A proton beam from the brain during CT scans. Using dozens of CT slices, a computer produced this three-dimensional representation of the eyes and optic nerves (blue and green). The brain stem (green) , and the tumor (red). The yellow line shows the proton beam field-shaping aperture.
Topics/Categories: Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-8900-4470
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.