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The principles of use of radioactive isotopes
Radioactive isotopes in medical research
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abdomen accelerators active advantages alpha rays anaemia atomic energy atomic weight bacteria beam beta rays biological effect blood cells blood stream body bone marrow brain tumours cancer cells cancer tissue cause cent Chapter chemical cobalt colloidal compound concentrated counting rate curie cyclotron damage decay depth dose described developed disease dose of radiation electrical electrons element emitted especially excreted Figure film gamma rays Geiger counter genetic give given half-life Harwell high-energy hormone Hospital important injected investigation ionization irradiation known labelled large number leukaemia lung machines measure medicine method molecules mutations neutrons nitrogen-15 normal tissue nuclear reactor nucleus organs particles patient penicillin period phosphorus-32 possible produced protons radio radio-isotope radioactive iodine radioactive isotopes radiobiology radiosensitive radiotherapy radium reaction red cells roentgens samples scintillation counter sensitive small quantity suitable symptoms thyroid cancer thyroid gland thyroxine treated treatment of cancer types of cancer unit uric acid usually vitamin white cells