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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.