Lack of Awareness
Publication: Radiology Today
October 15, 2019
Proton therapy uses particles to deliver a highly concentrated amount of radiation to a cancer target. Because of its physical properties, the particles don’t impact surrounding organs to the same degree as conventional X-rays. Proton therapy also allows patients who receive radiation and experience a recurrence of cancer to be treated with additional radiation, offering the potential for controlling the disease without unacceptable complications to nearby organs.
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