Using reactor neutrons in cancer therapy

Iiro Auterinen, Pekka Hiismäki, Rolf Rosenberg

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A Finnish consortium will use neutrons from nuclear research reactor in treating brain, Iumour patients. Conversion of the reactor into a top level therapy neutron source was made possible by VTT's new patented neutron moderator, FLUENTALtm.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-9
JournalIndustrial Horizons
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

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Auterinen, I., Hiismäki, P., & Rosenberg, R. (1997). Using reactor neutrons in cancer therapy. Industrial Horizons, (1), 8-9.
Auterinen, Iiro ; Hiismäki, Pekka ; Rosenberg, Rolf. / Using reactor neutrons in cancer therapy. In: Industrial Horizons. 1997 ; No. 1. pp. 8-9.
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