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A third dimension of innovation
For many cancer patients, going through radiation therapy can be an incredibly stressful and time-consuming process. Dalhousie’s Dr. James Robar wants to change that by providing health practitioners with an in-house tool that improves the accuracy and efficiency of this treatment, while making it a more comfortable experience for the patient.
“The SuperFlab doesn’t always conform to the surface very well,” says Dr. Robar, who is a professor in the Faculty of Medicine. “This may cause air gaps, which inadvertently decreases the dose of radiation to the surface.”
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