Authors & Affiliations
V.G. Khlopin Radium Institute, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Yavshits S.G. – Dr. Sci.(Phys.-Math.), chief researcher, V.G. Khlopin Radium Institute. Contacts: 194021, St.-Petersburg, 2nd Murinsky prosp., 28. Tel.: (812)297-02-70; e-mail:
The scheme of combined cancer radiotherapy based on the nuclide 9Be irradiated by γ-rays of radionuclide source is considered in given work. As a result of photonuclear reaction 9Be two α-particles and neutron are formed allowing to say on the combined action of the three types of radiation on cancer cells. The benefits and challenges of a new type of drug for radiology are discussed.
radiology, 9Be, photonuclear reactions, γ-quanta, α-particles, neutrons, radionuclide γ-source
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