Spot-scanning proton radiation therapy for extra-cranial chordoma

H. P. Rutz, A. Staab, B. Timmermann, C. Ares, A. Lomax, G. Goitein & E. Hug
Background: Extra-cranial chordomas (ECC) require high dose radiotherapy to achieve local control (LC). Tumor proximity to critical Organs at risk poses significant dose constraints. Proton-Radiotherapy (PT) has been employed at the Center for Proton Radiation Therapy at Paul Scherrer Institue (PSI).[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]