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

  • gamma
  • beta
  • alpha

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

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

4. advantage of using cobalt-60 in radiotherapy

  • it is easy to make in a nuclear reactor
  • it is easily made in a school lab
  • it is cheaper to use
  • it can be made all the time

5. why do we say that iodine-131 has an organ affinity with the thyroid gland

  • the gland needs iodine to make the thyroxine
  • the gland needs to work a long side it

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