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How can gamma rays kill cancer cells?

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Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Causes cell damage

Radiation causes cancer cell death by breaking apart the dna in the nucleus of the cell.
When the cell tries to divide to make new cells, that process is interfered with. There are other mechanisms too.

In brief: Causes cell damage

Radiation causes cancer cell death by breaking apart the dna in the nucleus of the cell.
When the cell tries to divide to make new cells, that process is interfered with. There are other mechanisms too.
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
Dr. Tahir Ijaz
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