Document Type

Conference Paper/Presentation

Publication Date

11-2018

Advisor(s)

Aditya Panchal, PhD; Northwestern Medical Group (Chicago Proton Center)

Steven Laub, PhD; Northwestern Medical Group (Chicago Proton Center)

Mark Pankuch, PhD; Northwestern Medical Group (Chicago Proton Center)

Keywords

proton therapy, radiation oncology, medical physics, proton beams, treatment plans, single-field uniform dose, multi-field optimization, artificial Intelligence

Disciplines

Biomedical | Cancer Biology | Health and Medical Physics | Oncology

Abstract

Proton Radiotherapy

Proton radiotherapy is a form of radiation treatment that uses energized protons to break DNA, leading to cell death and killing cancers.

Comments

Japan Super Science Fair (JSSF) - November 14-18, 2018

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Available for download on Thursday, November 15, 2018

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