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University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario

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PHYS 480

Radiation Biophysics

The effect of radiation of various kinds on cells and tissues; mechanisms of damage, repair theories, genetic effects, dose-response relationships; cancer radiotherapy (x-rays, electrons, neutrons, protons, negative Pi mesons); other types of cancer therapies used in conjunction with radiotherapy (e.g. hyperthermia); late effects of radiation; carcinogenesis; risk vs. benefit; applications. Prereq: Level at least 4A in Science or Mathematics

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DrBirdMan00 - 2009-10-05 09:43:52
This course is actually not as scary as it seems... Very useful and interesting course if you are doing interested in Biophysics... They go over some really hard mathematical concepts but they aren't directly tested on assignments or exams

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