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 and is designed for deep seated cancers and tumours. The machine also has an output of four million volts which is ten times greater than conventional equipment. Various shots of the radiographer at a control board.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/05/1962.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    86750
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3050.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:29:00 / 01:55:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 3622 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3622 E
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