Pion therapy

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Pion therapy is a form of particle therapy employing pions. Pions, or to give them their full name, negatively-charged pi mesons (π-), are a type of meson. Pion therapy is currently not used as a treatment modality due to its great expense and lack of clinical efficacy 1,2.

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rID: 67533
System: Oncology
Section: Physics
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Negatively-charged pi meson therapy

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