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James Robar PhD, FCCPM is the Chief of Medical Physics at the Nova Scotia Health Authority and Professor of Radiation Oncology at Dalhousie University, both Halifax, NS, Canada. Dr Robar divides his time between clinical practice and research, with interests in image guidance technology in radiation oncology, dose enhancement using gold nanoparticles and applications of 3D printing technologies. He is the author of over 30 scientific articles and holds multiple patents related to advancing the state-of-the art of radiation therapy. Dr Robar completed his Doctorate in Medical Physics at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada) and clinical residency in oncology physics at the BC Cancer Agency (BC, Canada).

Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At low doses, radiation is used in x-rays to see inside your body, as with x-rays of your teeth or broken bones.


Radiation application in radioactive dating

Radiation application in radioactive dating