Andrew Lee, M.D., MPH, of Texas Center for Proton Therapy Speaks at 56th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group
May 04, 2017
Andrew Lee, M.D., MPH, of Texas Center for Proton Therapy will give an educational session on Genitourinary prostate cancer on Tuesday, May 9, during the 56th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-operative Group (PTCOG56).
As particle therapy continues to grow and evolve, the Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-operative Group has grown to be the premier scientific meeting in the field. The Particle Therapy Co-operative Group is a non-profit world-wide organization that focuses on educating doctors on the technology and clinical practice of particle therapy. From May 8-13, doctors and experts from around the world will convene to speak on the accuracy and efficacy of ion-beam radiotherapy in the 21st century. Texas Center for Proton Therapy is honored to have Dr. Lee educate specialists from around the world on the use of proton therapy to treat genitourinary cancers such (e.g. prostate, bladder, testicular cancer) and to share the important advancements from our center with the rest of the proton therapy field.
About Texas Center for Proton Therapy
Texas Center for Proton Therapy is the North Texas region’s first proton therapy center. The center features latest-generation technology, including pencil-beam scanning and image-guided proton therapy, providing precise radiation treatment with the opportunity to reduce side effects. Texas Oncology and The US Oncology Network, supported by McKesson Specialty Health, and Baylor Health Enterprises, an affiliate of Baylor Health Care System, collaborated to develop a proton therapy facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Opened in 2015, the facility provides advanced cancer treatment through Texas Oncology, an independent oncology practice and pioneer of community-based cancer care. For more information, visit www.TexasCenterforProtonTherapy.com or call 469-513-5500.