Proton radiotherapy: is “batched” field delivery botched field delivery?

M. Engelsman, T. DeLaney & T. Hong
Purpose: It is common practice in proton radiotherapy to deliver only a subset of all fields in the treatment plan on any given treatment day (“batched” field delivery). This results in variation in the daily dose to normal tissues which may have a detrimental biological effect. We analyze[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]