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How does physics relate to cancer?

  1. Oct 28, 2012 #1
    Example: Radiation to detect and treat cancer. That's particle physics

    Do you guys have any more ideas?

    Thanks for your help! :)
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2012 #2
    You could look at proton beam therapy.
    Is this for a project?
     
  4. Oct 28, 2012 #3
    Thanks and yeah we have to relate physics to another topic so i choose cancer
     
  5. Oct 28, 2012 #4
    A new area of research at Lancaster University is to look at how different systems in the body oscillate together. A new area of research at Lancaster University is to look at how different systems in the body oscilate together.

    http://www.physics.lancs.ac.uk/research/nbmphysics/research.htm

    If you expand the section starting Oscillations in the body:

    It expalains what some of these systems are. I think the research is about how these systems couple and how we use changes to detect disease.
     
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