Theratron model B radiotherapy machine

Made:
1953 in Ottawa
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Theratron model B cobalt 60 moving beam radiotherapy machine, the first of its type to be installed in Europe, from Mount Vernon Hospital, made by Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (A.E.C.L.), P.O. Box 6300, Ottawa, Canada, K2A 3W3, 1953 (see note).

Details

Category:
Radiomedicine
Object Number:
1979-598
Materials:
lead and steel
type:
teletherapy machines, therapeutics (radiotherapy) and radiotherapy apparatus
credit:
Mount Vernon Hospital