Development and use of cobalt 60 for cancer therapy



This is a video clip describing the development and use of cobalt 60 for cancer therapy.

Courtesy of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

© CHIN 2001


Transcript

"Dr. Johns, along with graduate student Silvia (Fidora?) applied basic physics with a pain-staking thoroughness to develop cobalt 60. This major technological achievement could now treat deep seated and difficult to access tumours through cobalt therapy."


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