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Sep 07, 2016 | Physician Perspective, Dr. Ryan Grover
Head and neck cancers can be challenging to treat as they are often adjacent to multiple critical structures, such as the optic nerves or the brain stem. At Scripps, we are successfully treating these complex cancers using multi-field optimization intensity-modulated proton therapy (MFO-IMPT) and CBCT. Read more
  • Cincinnati Children’s/UCH Proton Center
Aug 24, 2016 | Proton News
The projected number of centers opened by 2018 will include 88 treatment centers scattered around the globe and reaching patients in underserved regions like China, India, Russia and the Middle East. Read more
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Aug 10, 2016 | Proton News
On August 8, 2016, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and UC Health celebrated the grand opening of their new Proton Therapy Center, equipped with the ProBeam® System from Varian Medical Systems. Read more
Jul 26, 2016 | Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD), Anthony Magliari
Using the ProBeam® Proton Therapy System and the current release of Eclipse™ (13.7) treatment planning software, Varian had the honor of achieving the highest scoring proton plan in the 2016 AAMD/RSS plan study. Read more
  • CBCT
Jul 13, 2016 | Physician Perspective, Dr. Carl Rossi
In-room cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has made adaptive radiotherapy much more effective-and efficient- because we no longer have to rely upon arbitrary time periods for doing a repeat diagnostic CT scan. Instead, we can now customize when a patient receives a diagnostic CT scan based on his/her CBCT “trigger” scan, and we can more quickly respond to the changing clinical situation. Read more
  • Lei Dong, PhD, director ad chief of medical physics at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, San Diego, CA
Jun 29, 2016 | Expert Perspective, Dr. Lei Dong
Adaptive radiotherapy has been considered a necessary quality assurance practice for high-precision patient treatment, and we are at the very beginning of making this a clinical reality. In-room CBCT is a powerful tool... Read more

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