Austin Center RADIATION Oncology

Dec. 2012: The Wall Street Journal Reports on Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer: “Costly Cancer Therapy Dinged”

This week in the Wall Street Journal, reporter Melinda Beck explores the pros and cons of various treatment options for prostate cancer. Specifically she digs deeper into the debate over proton-beam radiotherapy versus traditional external beam radiation therapy such as IGRT/IMRT. Proton radio therapy uses atomic particles to treat cancer rather than X-rays. While exponentially more expensive,

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