Dr. Andrew Lee Invited to Make Presentation on the Future of Proton Therapy
September 28, 2016
Texas Center for Proton Therapy Medical Director Dr. Andrew Lee was invited to speak at the IBA Symposium during the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) conference, September 25–27, 2016. Experts from around the country were represented at ASTRO’s annual meeting in Boston, with more than 11,000 attendees each year. Highlights from the event include the latest in ground-breaking research and a variety of educational sessions.
Dr. Lee’s presentation, “The Future of Proton Therapy is Adaptive. Clinical Case on Imagining Technology Innovation,” provided important insights on new ways the cancer community can enhance treatment capabilities for patients through the use of advanced imaging tools, such as proton radiography. Dr. Lee is a renowned oncology leader, innovator, and researcher, with honors and awards from many organizations, including ASTRO.
ASTRO has more than 10,000 members, including physicians, nurses, biologists, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists, and healthcare professionals, all specializing in radiation therapy treatment.
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.