Proton Radiobiology


In addition to the physical advantages (Bragg peak), the use of charged particles in cancer therapy can be associated with distinct biological effects compared to X-rays. While heavy ions (densely ionizing radiation) are known to have an energy- and charge-dependent increased Relative Biological Effectiveness (RBE), protons should not be very different from… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/cancers7010353


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@inproceedings{Tommasino2015ProtonR, title={Proton Radiobiology}, author={Francesco Tommasino and Marco Durante}, booktitle={Cancers}, year={2015} }