The Radiation Boom – Radiation Offers New Cures, and Ways to Do Harm – Series – NYTimes.com

The Radiation Boom – Radiation Offers New Cures, and Ways to Do Harm – Series – NYTimes.com.

A New York City hospital treating him for tongue cancerhad failed to detect a computer error that directed a linear accelerator to blast his brain stem and neck with errant beams of radiation. Not once, but on three consecutive days.

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