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Textbook Problem

What is the dose in Sv in a cancer treatment that exposes the patient to 200 Gy of γ rays?

To determine

The dose in Sv for a 200 Gy of γ rays

Explanation

Given:

The energy radiation for γ ray=1 RBE

Gy=200 Gy

Formula used:

The does in Sv is

  Sv=RBE×Gy

Calculation:

Substituting the value

  dose

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