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Cancer treatment by x-ray holography
Author(s): Habib Madjidi-Zolbin; Saeed Jafari
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Paper Abstract

The objective of radiation treatment of cancer is eradication of the tumor. The disadvantage of radiation therapy is that it may injure or destroy adjacent normal tissues. Therefore, if we could focalize the radiant energy exactly on the tumor cells, then the adjacent normal tissues would be protected. X-ray holography permits us the realization of this idea. In this paper three methods are proposed in order to record and reconstruct required holograms by x-ray and the advantages and disadvantages of each method are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2887, Lasers in Medicine and Dentistry: Diagnostics and Treatment, (23 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.251928
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Habib Madjidi-Zolbin, Iran Univ. of Science and Technology (Iran)
Saeed Jafari, Consultant (Iran)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2887:
Lasers in Medicine and Dentistry: Diagnostics and Treatment
Brij M. Khorana; Junheng Li; Michail M. Pankratov, Editor(s)

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