The Benefit of Proton Therapy for Children in Developing Countries
About 80% of children with the most common pediatric brain cancer live in low- and middle-income countries. There they have little access to advanced radiotherapies, such as proton therapy, to reduce treatment side effects. Dr. Phil Taddei explores challenges of this missed benefit in a commentary.
Radiation Oncology Faculty win Cureus: Proton Therapy Publishing Competition
Congratulations to Drs. Smith Apisarnthanarax and Stephen Bowen for 2nd place; and Howard Lee with Drs. Jing Zeng, Stephen Bowen, and Ramesh Rengan for 3rd place on the Cureus’ Proton Therapy Advanced Application for the Most Challenging Cases Publishing Competition!
Glioblastoma Treatment with an Innovative Therapy Device vs. Quality of Life of Glioblastoma Patients
Dr. Lia Halasz was invited to give an expert commentary on this research in JAMA Oncology, where she put the research findings into the perspective of the care and quality of life of glioma patients.