Comparison of dose volume histograms of normal structures between proton and conventional photon irradiation with adaptive radiotherapy in Stage IV head and neck cancer

Simone II, C., J. Ondos, H. Ning, D. Ly, H. Gates, K. Kramer, A. Belard, K. Camphausen, R. Miller & N. Simone
Background: Concurrent chemoradiation is standard therapy for head and neck malignancies despite high rates of normal tissue toxicity. Furthermore, good treatment responses often result in rapid tumor shrinkage that markedly alter head and neck anatomy. Standard practice does not account for this and[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]