Proton therapy is growing in popularity, and a new center under construction will focus on treating the area’s youngest cancer patients.
Dozens of workers demolishing a plutonium processing plant from the 1940s have inhaled or ingested radioactive particles in the past year, and even carried some of that radiation into their vehicles, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
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For select breast cancer patients, there is now an alternative to the traditional six weeks of radiation therapy and its accompanying side effects. The chief of breast surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital calls it a \”big advance.\”
After a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered
a nuclear power plant meltdown, people who live
nearby are still facing the consequences.
An unusual number of low-flying helicopters will
be in the Washington region throughout the next
two weeks checking for radiation.
Montgomery County police are using radiation-
detecting devices during increased patrols as the
anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaches.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.