Proton Therapy

Proton Beam Therapy Treats Childhood Brain Cancer as Effectively as Standard Radiation

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Treating medulloblastoma with proton beam therapy results in survival rates in line with other proton therapies, according to recent study data.

Proton Radiotherapy May Be Viable Option for Pediatric Brain Tumor

Proton Radiotherapy May Be Viable Option for Pediatric Brain Tumor

Phase 2 trial data showed acceptable toxicity and similar survival as conventional radiotherapy for childhood medulloblastoma.

Proton radiotherapy delivers more accurate cancer treatment with less collateral damage

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Accurate administration of proton radiotherapy in mobile organs, such as the lung, can be difficult, but researchers have developed a model that will allow for better beam targeting.

ASTRO: Cancers that qualify for proton therapy limited

ASTRO: Cancers that qualify for proton therapy limited

Evidence to support reimbursement for proton-beam therapy remains limited to several relatively uncommon cancers.

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