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Hadron Therapy

Hadron Therapy

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AMELIE-BENOIST / BSIP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY AMELIE-BENOIST / BSIP / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Reportage in the National Oncology Particle Therapy Centre in Milan, Italy (The CNAO - Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica). Particle therapy is a state-of-the-art technique used to treat cancer. It consists of using hadrons, protons (proton therapy) and carbon ions (carbon-ion treatment) to irradiate tumours. It has two therapeutic purposes, a high ballistic accuracy which allows healthy tissue surrounding the tumour to be spared, and a greater efficiency at treating certain cancers. The CNAO is the only centre to own carbon-ion treatment technology in Europe. A technician controls treatment settings.

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