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proton

[pro-tahn] a radioactive particle used in some forms of radiation therapy. See also conformal proton beam radiation therapy, radiation therapy.

Is proton beam therapy for prostate cancer worth the cost?

... Proton therapy uses new technology to accelerate atoms to 93,000 miles
per second, separating the protons from the atom. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/02/20/is-proton-beam-therapy-for-prostate-cancer-worth-the-cost.aspx

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... Instead of the photons used in traditional radiation treatments, proton beam
therapy uses different sub-atomic particles (protons) that are designed ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/feed/prostate-cancer.aspx

February 2013

... Proton therapy uses new technology to accelerate atoms to 93,000 miles
per second, separating the protons from the atom. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/2013/02/default.aspx

Prostate Cancer

... Proton therapy uses new technology to accelerate atoms to 93,000 miles
per second, separating the protons from the atom. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/prostate-cancer.aspx

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... Instead of the photons used in traditional radiation treatments, proton beam
therapy uses different sub-atomic particles (protons) that are designed ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/feed/durado-brooks.aspx

Durado Brooks

... Proton therapy uses new technology to accelerate atoms to 93,000 miles
per second, separating the protons from the atom. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/category/durado-brooks.aspx

Radiation therapy for prostate cancer

... Proton beam radiation therapy. Proton beam therapy focuses beams of protons
instead of x-rays on the cancer. Protons are positive parts of atoms. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

The Prostate Cancer Quandary

... Here is a summary of the history of proton beam therapy: The first suggestion
that energetic protons could be an effective treatment method was ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2011/10/05/the-prostate-cancer-quandary.aspx

American Cancer Society Expert Voices | The American ...

... Proton therapy uses new technology to accelerate atoms to 93,000 miles
per second, separating the protons from the atom. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/?page=4

Study Supports Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy for ...

... is better at controlling localized prostate cancer than the older conformal
radiation therapy (CRT) and is just as effective as proton therapy, which is ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/study-supports-intensity-modulated-radiation-therapy-for-prostate-cancer