Advances in Accelerator Science Deliver Precision Beams for Cancer Therapy

Sunday, 16 February 2014
Grand Ballroom A (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Stephen Peggs , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
Physicists with experience building large-scale particle accelerators for explorations of subatomic matter are developing new ways to steer particle beams for precision cancer therapy. This talk will describe how the latest advances in physics could result in more efficient and less expensive particle-delivery systems for cancer therapy.