Zapping tumors in less than a second

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New accelerator-based technology being developed by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second. 

Read more about the work by Billy Loo and Sami Tantawi in this press release:

https://www6.slac.stanford.edu/news/2018-11-28-future-fighting-cancer-zapping-tumors-less-second.aspx

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