Historical Photos - Technology in the Northwest

11 photo(s) Updated on: 02 Jan 2015
  • UW proton therapy research room - 6.8 MeV protons in air.
  • UW Clinical Cyclotron - Generating particle beams for medical isotope research, proton therapy research, and fast neutron therapy.
  • University of Washington Fast Neutron Gantry - Treating patients 4 day per week.
  • Physicians and physicists monitoring the first UWMC fast neutron treatment in 1984.
  • 1988 - Clinac25 at the Swedish Cancer Institute
  • 1980 Clinac 20 at the Swedish Cancer Institute.
  • 1957 - Cobalt 60 Unit - Swedish Cancer Institute
  • 1954 - High school students get a tour and learn about the Van De Graff generator at the Swedish Cancer Institute.
  • 1932 - Control panel for 800 kV radiotherapy unit at the Swedish Cancer Institute
  • Patient is treated in hyperbaric chamber using Van De Graff generator at the Swedish Cancer Institute.
  • 250 kV Treatment Machine at the Swedish Cancer Institute (1932)
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