What is an advantage of using a radioactive seed, consisting of a - ProProfs Discuss
Topics-
Products +
     

What is an advantage of using a radioactive seed, consisting of a radioisotope in a small gold tube, to treat a cancerous tumor?



A. It monitors the temperature and type of exposture to all types of radiation for an individual.
B. It does not monitor the degrees and type of exposture to all types of radiation for an individual.
C. The seeds emit beta particles and gamma rays to kill the surrounding cancer cells. The seed cannot move from its inserted location.

This question is part of Test on Chapter 25 Nuclear Chemistry quiz
Asked by Verdun, Last updated: Sep 13, 2019

+ AnswerRequest Answer
...

1 Answer

verdun

Verdun

Answered on May 18, 2018

The seeds emit beta particles and gamma rays to kill the surrounding cancer cells. The seed cannot move from its inserted location.
 Reply

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.