oa South African Medical Journal - The present status of radio-therapy and the radio-isotopes : in the treatment of cancer* (Continued from p. 576)
|Article Title||The present status of radio-therapy and the radio-isotopes : in the treatment of cancer* (Continued from p. 576)|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Publication Date||Jul 1949|
|Pages||600 - 608|
|Keyword(s)||Cobalt, Iron, Radio-active phosphorus, Radio-active strontium, Radio-isotope and Radio-therapy|
The discovery of artificial radio-activity, and the subsequent invention of the cyclotron, and the atomic pile, have made considerable quantItIes of radio-isotopes avaIlable, both for experimental work and for therapy. Some 450 isotopes have now been discovered.
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