Proton treatment of prostate cancer in the presence of unilateral hip replacement

M. Fitzek, K. Shahnazi, J. Simmons & A. Thornton
Purpose: Patients with unilateral hip replacements are currently not treated with protons at most proton facilities, secondary to the inability to deliver a lateral field through the hip prosthesis. We describe our technique of proton treatment of prostate cancer in those patients. Material and[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]