Argonne Cancer Research Hospital

Argonne Cancer Research Hospital

Argonne Cancer Research Hospital
Van de Graaff Generator 3
II: Buildings and Grounds
A Van de Graaff generator, which produces a high-energy electron beam used in the treatment of cancer, is demonstrated at the Argonne Cancer Research Hospital. Patients are rotated under the beam when the machine is in operation. From left: Doris Charleston (model, seated beneath the machine), hospital nurse Esther Colby, and radiotherapist John Charles.
Charleston, Doris | Charles, John | Colby, Esther | Generators | Radiotherapy | Academic medical centers
Argonne National Laboratory
Photographic prints; 27.3 x 20.4 cm
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Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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