John Cameron Quotes

30 John Cameron quotes:

"I have devoted much time and energy to helping medical physics in developing countries."
"In some cases radiation reduces the incidence of cancer."
"Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties."
"Most medical physicists work in the physics of radiation oncology making sure that the desired dose is given to the cancer and the dose to normal tissues are minimized."
"Living close to the bone has enabled me to do this. That prepared me to be a woodworker."
Author: Cameron Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist."
"I would not encourage everyone to take up this profession. Not everyone is suited for any particular field."
"If someone is interested in medicine and also in physics and they like working with people and communicate well with others, I would strongly encourage them."
"Medical physics is an applied area of physics."
"When I entered medical physics in 1958 there were fewer than 100 in the U.S. and I could see many opportunities to apply my knowledge of nuclear physics."
"However, one of my ambitions in 1958 when I entered the field was to establish a department of medical physics in our medical school."
"Nuclear physics is interesting but it is unlikely to help society."
"There are now over 5,000 medical physicists in the U.S more than 50 times the number in 1958."
"I'm very frustrated that we were never able to find Zach's body."
Author: Cameron Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"I am not unhappy that my contribution was not recognized. I am sure it helped my career."
"It is likely that we need more radiation to improve our longevity."
"Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination."
"My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation, even by radiologists."
"The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job."
"I started the nuclear medicine laboratory at UW Hospitals in 1959 and trained radiology residents in the field. It was 1965 before they found a trained MD (doctor) to take over my role."

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