ACHRE
ACHRE Report

Part II

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 8: Total-Body Irradiation: Problems when Treatment and Research are Intertwined

Introduction

What is TBI?

Early Use of TBI for Radioresistant Tumors: The Manhattan Project Experiments on Patients and the Subsequent AEC Review

Renewed Interest in Total-Body Irradiation

Postwar TBI-Effects Experimentation: Continued Reliance on Sick Patients in Place of Healthy "Normals"

AEC-Sponsored TBI at Oak Ridge

Conclusion