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Radiation And Modern Life

Fulfilling Marie Curie"s Dream
  • 336 Pages
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Prometheus Books
Atomic & molecular physics, Popular science, Science, Radiation, Science/Mathematics, Philosophy & Social Aspects, Industrial applications, Radiation chemistry, Radioiso
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Open LibraryOL8851064M
ISBN 101591022509
ISBN 139781591022503

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Radiation therapy is a local and painless treatment, which affects only the treated part of the body, unlike chemotherapy where chemicals go through the entire system.

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