OncoLink at PTCOG 2013

Reporting from the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group, PTCOG in Essen, Germany, June 2 - 8, 2013. An organization for those interested in proton, light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy.
A prospective experience of proton therapy in low-grade gliomas
Session: Clinical Proton Beam Therapy
Consolidative Proton Therapy in Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma: Early Outcomes
Session: Clinical Proton Beam Therapy
Danish pediatric cancer patients treated at MD Anderson: What was the actual benefit?
Session: Proton Beam Therapy in Children
Feasibility and First Clinical Results of Hypofractionated Scanning Proton-Beam Therapy for Inoperable Pancreatic Cancer
Session: Clinical Proton Beam Therapy
Long-term survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma initially treated with definitive proton beam therapy
Proton Beam Radiation Therapy Treatment of Pediatric Patients: A 2011 Survey of the U.S. Proton Centers
Session: Proton Beam Therapy in Children
Proton Radiation for Locally Advanced Breast Cancer: Feasibility and Early Outcomes for 20 Patients on Prospective Clinical Trial
Session: Clinical Proton Beam Therapy
Quality of life after proton beam therapy in childhood - early results
Session: Proton Beam Therapy in Children

More Evidence Needed on Charged-Particle Therapy

Nov 27, 2015 - Research comparing the safety and effectiveness of charged-particle radiation therapy with other treatments for cancer is scant, pointing to a need for comparative studies, preferably randomized trials, according to research published online Sept. 15 in t

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