Carbon ion radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Move over proton, carbon ion is here and the results so far are excellent. Actually, carbon ion radiation therapy has been around for some time, but the cost and the technological requirements have been prohibitive. … READ MORE …

Carbon ion radiation therapy … is it relevant to treatment of prostate cancer?

Over the past few days we have noted a number of media reports about a process known as carbon ion radiotherapy in the treatment of patients with spinal tumors. These articles are based on a recent paper in Cancer that dealt specifically with the treatment of inoperable spinal sarcoma (as opposed to spinal metastases associated with prostate cancer). … READ MORE …


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