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European Inventor Award 2013 - Yves Jongen (Lifetime Achievement)

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In the fight against cancer, proton radiation offers a far more targeted and gentle alternative to X-rays, which can cause significant damage to healthy cells and lose intensity on their way through the body. Engineer Yves Jongen greatly advanced proton therapy for cancer and made it available to a much larger number of people. To reduce the cost and boost the use of proton therapy, he pioneered the construction of a compact and efficient version of the proton-generating device called the ‘cyclotron', which was designed for clinical and therapeutic use.
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Type: Documentary   Reference: I-077959   Date: 30/04/2013   Duration: 03:55 Location: Belgium  
Languages: ENGLISH, DEUTSCH,

Tags: Cancer , European Inventor Award , Health
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