cobalt machine

cobalt machine

A radiation therapy unit that uses the gamma rays emitted by radioactive cobalt-60 isotopes to treat the relatively shallow cancers of the head and neck (and other regions of the body).
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The Agriculture Ministry and the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute acquired a cobalt machine in the early 1970s, hoping to employ it for the sterilization of pests.
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I'd like to remind you that while we're busy playing with our technology trying to get tiny gains, 55 countries in Africa don't even have a cobalt machine.
The high quality cobalt machine is designed to easily produce perfect cigarettes," says Armstrong.
The Minister announced that Government will acquire state-of-the-art equipment namely digital colposcopy machines for treatment of cervical cancer, a Cobalt machine for radiotherapy, a brachytherapy machine for cancer of the cervix and endoscopy equipment for detection of intestinal cancer.