TEHRAN, May 14, YJC - The construction of a nuclear hospital (proton therapy and carbon icon therapy) would start on Monday in Alborz Province, northwestern capital Tehran, in a ceremony to be attended by Iranian and Austrian officials.
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -
Proton therapy and carbon icon therapy are used for cancer diagnosis and preventing destruction of healthy cells in the cancer treatment process.
Iran would rank the world’s 6th country enjoying the know-how.
Ion therapy is a kind of radiotherapy in which proton and heavy ions are used. Ion therapy has made treatment of certain types of cancer in a very meticulous way and considerably less side effects comparing to common radiotherapy methods.
This method could lessen dangers to healthy tissues and could be used for common types of cancer.