Peter Almond Oral History Interview 1, June 4, 2004

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Dr. Peter Almond talks with Dr. James S. Olson and Lesley W. Brunet about the history radiation therapy. He outlines the various treatments including the x-ray, cobolt-60, betatron, magnetron, klystron and cyclotron. He also talks about the emerging field of proton therapy. He also describes the early history of radiotherapy at MD Anderson especially under the direction of Drs. Gilbert Fletcher and Leonard Grimmet.

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Creation Date: June 4, 2006
Partner(s):
University of Texas MD Anderson Center
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Texas Oral History Collection
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  • Creation: June 4, 2006
Description:

Dr. Peter Almond talks with Dr. James S. Olson and Lesley W. Brunet about the history radiation therapy. He outlines the various treatments including the x-ray, cobolt-60, betatron, magnetron, klystron and cyclotron. He also talks about the emerging field of proton therapy. He also describes the early history of radiotherapy at MD Anderson especially under the direction of Drs. Gilbert Fletcher and Leonard Grimmet.

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Portions of this interview have been redacted because of privacy concerns.

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1 sound recording (70 min.) : digital

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Keyword(s): hospitals | cobalt | hospital departments | specialized hospitals | particle accelerators | health physics
Partner:
University of Texas MD Anderson Center
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Relation: Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: OH-AlmondP-20030328
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth159735
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Peter Almond Interview 1, June 4, 2004, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.