not exactly too far away from Fukushima
Makes me wonder if the recent earthquakes put their aim off, possibly requiring recalibration at the sending end. I know this happens to radars after large quakes.
Pre-print here. They used data from the first two runs (Jan-Jun 2010 and Nov 2010-Mar 2011). I can guess why Run 2 ended when it did. The speculation about earthquakes and Fukushima contamination are unfounded.
I don't know if you realize this, but the prostate is extremely easy, if a bit uncomfortable, to access. A lot easier than, say, your pancreas.
Seriously, the doctor checks it with a finger, do you really think it's not near an accessible surface?
Also, this sounds like it could be much, much more targeted, and therefore safer for the patient, than current techniques.
Yes, the prostate is easy to access from the rectum, but that does not make it a good idea to shove a linear accelerator up a guy's ass. Apart from the discoftort caused by the insertion, you'd also burn a large hole in his rectum and cause your patient to need a colostomy bag for the rest of his life. Good work!
“Already, radiation for cancer does something like this but uses a different principal. And it can only shrink tumors near the surface of the skin. But in our case, CPAs may be able to reach a bit deeper.”
Ummmm...no. Not even close. Radiation therapy can "shrink tumors" anywhere in the body, not just near the surface of the skin. Unless he thinks the prostate is near the skin surface. I don't know how much "deeper" he plans on going.
Wow, I thought dancing was impressive, but this guy has a bird that's in a metal band!
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William the Conqueror spoke French, as did most of the Kings of England in the Middle Ages, when they weren't busy dying of dysentery. Richard the Lionhearted, that exemplar of the English Monarchy, spoke only French and spent approximately 20 minutes on English soil in his entire life.
What this has to do with DRM, I don't know. But the fact that we went from there to here says something. What that something is? Again, I don't know. Athesimo bless the internets!
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