radiation physics


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ra·di·a·tion phys·ics

the scientific discipline of the application of physics to the use of ionizing radiation in therapy and in diagnostic radiology; including, by extension, nuclear medicine applications, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging.
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Bob Ott, Professor of Radiation Physics at the Institute of Cancer Research, who led the project, said: "This is a significant breakthrough which could have major implications for the way in which the medical profession is able to detect and treat cancer and other diseases.
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