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Linear Accelerators (LINAC) Today

10 March, 2011 | Linear Accelerators

A Linear Accelerator, commonly known as LINAC, has become the standard method of producing photons and electrons for radiation therapy treatments, generating energy for external beam radiation treatments for cancer.  Linear accelerators now account for the majority of treatment machines used today and are complex, computer-powered systems that deliver precise, highly controlled doses of radiation [...]