Symptom Management for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Proton Therapy

Posted May 8th, 2017

This webinar provides an overview of symptom management intervention strategies for pediatric patients undergoing proton therapy. This webinar is presented by Elizabeth Cummings, MSN, CPNP-AC, CPHON, Radiation Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  


Nutrition During Proton Therapy For Kids

Posted April 3rd, 2017

This webinar, presented by Karen Wagner, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, provides an overview of nutrition issues and intervention strategies for children undergoing proton therapy.   Karen Wagner is a registered dietician who specializes in nutrition support and education for cancer patients.    


Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers: Webinar

Posted February 1st, 2017

This webinar provides an introduction to the treatment of head and neck cancers, with a focus on radiation therapy and specifically the treatment of head and neck cancers with proton therapy.   About the Presenter: This webinar is presented by Caitlin Schonewolf, MD, MS, Department of Radiation Oncology, Penn Medicine.  Caitlin is a graduate of […]


Proton Therapy: Clinical Opportunities (Webinar)

Posted November 18th, 2016

This webinar looks at the clinical considerations in the planning, development, and operation of a proton therapy facility, with emphasis on quality, safety and clinical excellence. This webinar is presented by Dr. James Metz, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.     About the speaker: James M. Metz, MD, […]


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Proton Therapy for the Non Proton Therapy Provider

Posted June 8th, 2016

Introduction: This webinar, presented by Dr. Hill-Kayser, focuses on the basics regarding treatment with proton therapy to educate providers about proton therapy who may have not had prior experience caring for a patient who will or has received proton therapy as treatment for cancer. About the presenter: Christine Hill-Kayser, MD, is a pediatric oncologist in […]


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Preparing for Proton Therapy- A Practical Guide for Patients and Caregivers

Posted March 24th, 2016

This webinar, presented by Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW, focuses on the practical concerns of proton therapy for both patients and caregivers.


Understanding Proton Re-Irradiation

Posted January 28th, 2016

This webinar, presented by John Plastaras, MD, PhD, focuses on the use of proton therapy for re-irradiation (delivering radiation to the same field that was previously radiated). About the presenter John Plastaras, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine. He is the Chief of the Lymphoma and […]


Survivorship Benefits of Proton Therapy

Posted June 17th, 2015

This video includes short presentations on the survivorship benefits for patients treated with proton therapy. With improvements in early detection and the treatment of cancer, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow, exceeding 14 million in the US alone. Long-term and late effects of cancer treatments are a concern for survivors hoping to live […]


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Webucation: Introduction to Proton Therapy for Adult Cancers

Posted January 30th, 2015

The availability of proton therapy continues to grow. Learn what cancers can benefit from this treatment, how it works and insurance and financial considerations.


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Proton Therapy for Pediatric Cancer [Webinar]

Posted September 23rd, 2014

This live webinar on Proton Therapy for Pediatric Cancer will be held online September 25, 2014 at 12 noon ET. An archived version will be available after the event.