[Proton beam radiotherapy of uveal melanoma--preliminary results].

  title={[Proton beam radiotherapy of uveal melanoma--preliminary results].},
  author={Bożena Romanowska-Dixon and Arkadiusz Pogrzebielski and Anna M Bogdali and Anna Maria Markiewicz and Jan Swakon and Paweł Olko and Marek Jeżabek and Beata Beata Sas-Korczyńska and Elżbieta Pluta},
  journal={Klinika oczna},
  volume={114 3},
PURPOSE Presentation of the proton beam radiotherapy (PBR) as a method of treatment of the uveal melanoma patients in the Department of Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology and Nuclear Physics Institute in Cracow, Poland and their preliminary results. MATERIAL AND METHODS Nine patients with only choroidal melanoma were treated using PBR between January and April 2011. There were 4 women (44%) and 5 men (56%), a mean age 56 years (38-72). The mean tumor thickness using ultrasounds was 4.14 mm (1… CONTINUE READING