Reporting from PTCOG 2012

OncoLink reporters provide up-to-date coverage of the annual Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG 51) meeting in NCC, Goyang and Seoul, South Korea, May, 14-19, 2012.
Analysis of Proton Therapy Technique Robustness for Prostate Plans Based on CT Surveillance
Carbon vs. Proton for Innovative Applications of Particle Beam Therapy
Compilation of Worldwide Past and Current Clinical Trials in Proton and Carbon Beam Therapy
Concurrent Dose-Escalated Proton Therapy and IMRT for Sinonasal Cancer: Initial Clinical Experience
Eye Tracking and Gating System for Proton Therapy of Uveal Melanomas
High Dose Proton Therapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Trunk Type of Session: Scientific Session
How much is the Proton Range Uncertainty? An End-to-end Study Using Various Animal Tissues
Long Term Results of Proton Beam Radiotherapy for Clival Chordomas/Chondrosarcomas
Long-Term Follow-Up on Phase II Study of High-Dose Proton/Photon Radiotherapy for Spine Sarcomas
MRI Changes in Pediatric Patients with Low Grade Gliomas Treated with Proton or Photon Radiotherapy
Panel Discussion: Particle Beam Scanning - The New Frontier in Particle Therapy
Preliminary Patient Reported Outcomes after Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Promising Survival in Patients with Stage III NSCLC Treated with 74 GyE Proton Therapy/Chemotherapy
Proton Therapy for Craniopharyngioma in Children: the Orsay Proton Centre Experience
Proton Therapy of Cancers of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
Secondary Neutron Doses Received by Pediatric Patients during intracranial Proton Therapy Treatment
The Value of Dose Constraints for Organs at Risk in Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Toxicities of Pelvic Organs after High-Dose, Spot Scanning Based Proton Therapy for Sacral Neoplasms

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ASCO: Cancer Drug Shortages Common in 2012

Jun 4, 2013 - Over 90 percent of oncologists in the United States reported that shortages of cancer drugs between March and September 2012 affected patient treatment, forcing them to switch to more expensive drugs and generally compromising patient care, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held from May 31 to June 4 in Chicago.



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