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Physician Interviews

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors

Dr. Robert LustigWhat advantages are there to using proton therapy to treat brain tumors? Is proton therapy most effective when used alone or when it is integrated with conventional radiation therapy? What patients might benefit the most from proton therapy for treating their brain tumors?

Robert Lustig, MD, professor of clinical radiation oncology and director of clinical operations in the department of radiation oncology at Penn Medicine, describes this exciting new therapy. Hosted by Dr. Lee Freedman.

Source: ReachMD | Originally Aired: January 4, 2010 | Length: 13 min

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