A cancer patient is undergoing radiation therapy in which protons with an energy of 1.2 MeV are

Question:

A cancer patient is undergoing radiation therapy in which protons with an energy of 1.2 MeV are incident on a 0.20-kg tumor.
(a) If the patient receives an effective dose of 1.0 rem, what is the absorbed dose?
(b) How many protons are absorbed by the tumor? Assume RBE ≈ 1.
Fantastic news! We've Found the answer you've been seeking!

Step by Step Answer:

Related Book For  answer-question
Question Posted: