Assessment of relative merits of proton and carbon ion beam therapy

H. Suit, B. Clasie, T. DeLaney, J. Flanz, L. Gerweck, S. Goldberg, H. Kooy, A. Niemierko, H. Paganetti & A. Trofimov
Objectives: Assess efficacy of proton and carbon ion therapy. Methods: Evaluate the rationale, physical, biological and clinical data base for 1H and 12C therapy. Results: The bases for interest in 1H and 12C therapy are the potential of: superior dose distributions for nearly all sites [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]