Argonne Cancer Research Hospital

Argonne Cancer Research Hospital

Argonne Cancer Research Hospital
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II: Buildings and Grounds
Chicago, June 1- Dr. J. W .J Carpenter (left), professor of Radiology, and junior scientist Mrs. Lynne Doss demonstrate the nation's newest cancer fighting machine, the $450,000 electron lineal accelerator here at the University of Chicago's Argonne Cancer Research Hospital. The 25-ton LINEAC built with ABC funds features energy ranges between 5,000,000 and 50,000,000 electron volts permitting controlled penetration of an electron beam from one to nine inches.
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