5 Year Anniversary of the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center

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Dr. Andrew Lee discusses how MD Anderson has expanded proton therapy to treat more patients, what the last 5 years have meant to him and what advancements are on the horizon.

Advances in Proton Therapy, Pencil Beam Technology Reach Patient Care

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In treating cancer, the pencil beam technology for proton therapy delivers a single, narrow proton beam (about a centimeter in diameter) that is magnetically swept across the tumor, depositing the radiation dose like a painter