Accession Number:

AD0636648

Title:

RADIOACTIVITY OF HUMAN BLOOD AS A MEASURE OF INTEGRAL DOSE FROM HIGH ENERGY PROTONS.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

UPPSALA UNIV (SWEDEN) GUSTAF WERNER INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The carbon 11 -radioactivity of blood samples taken from patients undergoing tumour therapy with high energy protons was measured. The results indicate that the blood radioactivity may be a good measure of integral radiation dose from high energy protons. Future developments are discussed briefly. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Radiobiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE