Thermoplastic radiotherapy mask

Made:
2017 in Greater London

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The manufacturers have adviced that the base ingredient for Macrocast is polycaprolactone. This is a biodegradable
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

The manufacturers have adviced that the base ingredient for Macrocast is polycaprolactone. This is a biodegradable
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

The manufacturers have adviced that the base ingredient for Macrocast is polycaprolactone. This is a biodegradable
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

The manufacturers have adviced that the base ingredient for Macrocast is polycaprolactone. This is a biodegradable
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

The manufacturers have adviced that the base ingredient for Macrocast is polycaprolactone. This is a biodegradable
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Thermoplastic mesh mask used to hold Roger Pebody’s head in a fixed position during radiotherapy treatment for throat cancer at Guy’s Hospital, London, UK, 2017

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Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

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Details

Category:
Radiomedicine
Object Number:
2018-493
Materials:
plastic (unidentified), polycaprolactone
Measurements:
lying flat: 250 mm x 592 mm x 488 mm,
type:
mask
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Pebody, R.

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