Clinical Evidence of Increased Radiobiological Effect at the Distal Stopping Edge of a Proton Beam

A. Chang, M. Fitzek & A. Thornton
Purpose: Proton beam radiation therapy has been used for several decades in the treatment of a wide variety of malignancies. As compared to conventional external beam x-ray radiotherapy, proton beam radiotherapy has the potential to provide improved dosimetric dose distribution due to its physical characteristic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]