Latest Developments in Proton Therapy

  title={Latest Developments in Proton Therapy},
  author={Eros S Pedroni},
The intent of this review is to give insight in the present status and on the prospective future of proton therapy. The major point of reference is conventional therapy with photons. Traditional radiotherapy is showing nowadays a very rapid progress using advanced dynamic beam delivery techniques and sophisticated computer algorithms for treatment planning. The new fashionable concepts in medical physics are "Inverse planning" and "Intensity modulated therapy". Proton therapy compared to photon… CONTINUE READING


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