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Linear accelerator X-ray radiotherapy. Medical workers and a patient in the radiotherapy department of a hospital, preparing for treatment using a linear accelerator X-ray machine. The patient is wearing a rigid radiotherapy mask that is custom-made to hold the patient's head in position while the treatment is carried out. This treatment is usually carried out to treat conditions such as brain tumours. Photographed in the UK.
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