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Penn Medicine study: Proton therapy cuts side effects for pediatric head and neck cancer patients
Date:9/24/2013

ut even when we didn't do that, the weight loss was manageable. This was likely the case because proton therapy allowed us to decrease the radiation dose to the mouth and throat compared to equivalent plans using x-ray therapy."

Over one to three months, all of the study patients fully recovered from any acute side effects from the proton treatment. Hill-Kayser expects that this study will help to reinforce the growing consensus that "pediatrics is one of the areas where proton therapy is going to provide a lot of benefit."


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Contact: Holly Auer
holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu
215-200-2313
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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