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2. give another advantage of using cobalt-60 in radiotherapy

  • has a half life of 5.3 years so it will not need replaced as much
  • it lasts all the time
  • has a half life of 6.3 years so it will not need replaced as much
  • it can be ordered in straight away

3. which type of radiation comes out of cobalt-60

  • gamma
  • beta
  • alpha

4. what is cobalt-60 used for

  • treating cell repair
  • thyroid gland
  • general therapy
  • treating cancer

5. what does alpha radiation kill in the body

  • kills no cells
  • kills the next cell
  • kills just 1 cell
  • kills all the cells near

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