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Saving Lives with the Right Dose of Radiation

Story: Alejandra Silva, Video: Martin Klingenboeck

Providing patients with the correct dose of radiation is essential to helping to treat and cure cancer. Dosimetry is the science used to determine the necessary amount of radiation to destroy the tumour cells while keeping patients safe. The IAEA supports Member States by providing dosimetry calibrations and audit services, for accurate, reliable and effective cancer treatment.

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