"Medical physics is an applied area of physics."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."John Cameron on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."John Cameron on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."John Cameron on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."John Cameron on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."John Cameron on Erma Bombeck
"I am now almost certain that we need more radiation for better health."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
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