Removal of Alcyon II, CGR, MeV 60Co Teletherapy Head and Evaluation of Exposure Dose

@article{Selim2013RemovalOA,
  title={Removal of Alcyon II, CGR, MeV 60Co Teletherapy Head and Evaluation of Exposure Dose},
  author={Y. Selim and Y. Lasheen and M. Hassan and T. E. Zakla},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Protection},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={1435-1440}
}
  • Y. Selim, Y. Lasheen, +1 author T. E. Zakla
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Environmental Protection
  • Teletherapy units containing 60Co source are used in Egypt and worldwide for treatment of cancer diseases. One of the widely used in Egypt is Alcyon CGR MeV. Different radiotherapy facilities need to unload this 60Co unit after being disused. The head containing the source was removed and put into approved package for transportation, after the source kept in safe position. This study describes the planning and removing process of the disused sources and, transports it into its head. The… CONTINUE READING
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