Academic Training Lecture Regular Programme

Accelerators for Medicine

by Maurizio Vretenar (CERN)

Europe/Zurich
6-2-024 - BE Auditorium Meyrin (CERN)

6-2-024 - BE Auditorium Meyrin

CERN

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Description
This lecture will review the different applications of particle accelerators to the medical field, from cancer treatment with beams of accelerator-produced particles (photons, electrons, protons, ions and neutrons) to the generation of radioactive isotopes used in medical diagnostics, in cancer therapy and in the new domain of theragnostics. For each application will be outlined the state of the art, the potential, and the accelerator challenges to be faced to meet the increasing demand for therapeutic procedures based on accelerators.
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Sponsor: Alessandra Lombardi / 150 participants

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