Head and Neck Cancer

  • Protons 101: Proton Therapy is Superior to IMRT for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

    09/28/2019

    Protons 101: Proton Therapy is Superior to IMRT for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

    Recent presentation intro slide – August 2019 – thanks to Dr. Frank for his tremendous leadership in pushing to move our field forward. First things first. I need to give credit to Dr. Frank for the title – It is a great, honest, straightforward statement on where we believe…

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  • Tonsil Cancer Treatment: Protons vs IMRT

    04/03/2019

    Tonsil Cancer Treatment: Protons vs IMRT

    DISCLAIMER / About the Blog – Please read once if you haven’t. Today, really just a picture. No long explanation needed. Not close. Comparison plan for an early tonsil case where unilateral treatment is indicated. Colors represent doses – blue is the least. Red is the…

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  • Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, Part 2

    03/16/2019

    Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, Part 2

    Head and Neck Cancer Proton Therapy – A dramatic difference for some cases. DISCLAIMER / About the Blog – Please read once if you haven’t. For Part 1 of this Head and Neck example, please look here. In Part 2, we’ll move…

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  • Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, Part 1.

    03/14/2019

    Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, Part 1.

    An Educational Series for Informed Patients: Head and Neck Cancer Proton Therapy – A dramatic difference for some cases. Today, I’d just like to go into a bit more depth on head and neck cancer treatment and give a real life example. Radiation the main treatment for many…

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