Cyclotron installation marks milestone
The installation of Sunnybrook's cyclotron marked a milestone today, as a crane lifted the large machine into place.
A cyclotron is a machine that creates molecules that are used in a positron emission tomography (PET) scan. A PET scan can visualize illnesses like cancer and heart disease, which enables doctors to better diagnose and develop a care path for patients.
Click the thumbnails below to view larger photos from today's installation:
Michael Julius, Sunnybrook's vice-president of research, explains what the machine does: