Human Radiation Studies: Remembering the Early Years, Oral History of Oncologist Helen Vodopick, M.D.   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Office of Scientific and Technical Information abstract: "This report is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Helen Vodopick by representatives of the US DOE [Department of Energy] Office of Human Radiation Experiments. Dr. Vodopick was chosen for this interview because of her involvement with the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies (ORINS) and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) experimental cancer-therapy program involving total-body irradiation. After a short biographical sketch Dr. Vodopick relates her remembrances of the Medium-Exposure-Rate Total Body Irradiator (METBI), ORINS radioisotope tracer studies, treatment of cancer patients with the METBI, radiation treatment for leukemia patients, bone marrow treatment of leukemia, the Low-Exposure-Rate Total Body Irradiation (LETBI), treatment of radiation accident victims at ORAU, research with radioactive phosphorus and sulfur, and public opinion issues."

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Department of Energy, DOE/EH-0482
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