Machine For Cancer Treatment 1962

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Melbourne, Australia.

Title reads '4 Million Volt Machine for Cancer Treatment'.

GV. Victorian Cancer Institute in Melbourne. Various shots of a machine looking like a large X-ray machine being set up in position over a patient. The machine is called a linear accelerator. It cost $75,000...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
86750
Sort Number:
UN 3622 E
Time in/Out:
01:54:29:00 / 01:55:32:00
Canister:
UN 3622 E
Film ID:
3050.28
Issue Date:
1962

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