Advances in Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

A special issue of Current Oncology (ISSN 1718-7729). This special issue belongs to the section "Head and Neck Oncology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2024 | Viewed by 210

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Director of Medical Physics, Lynn Cancer Institute—Radiation Oncology, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health South Florida, 701 NW 13 Street, Boca Raton, FL, USA
Interests: intensity modulated proton therapy; proton arc therapy; adaptive proton therapy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Proton therapy can improve the treatment outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer while minimizing the side effects. Moreover, recent advances in proton therapy technology, including image-guided techniques and intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT), have further enhanced its efficacy and safety in treating head and neck cancer. We encourage submissions that explore the latest research findings in proton therapy for head and neck cancer. Manuscripts may cover topics including, but not limited to, the treatment protocols, patients’ outcomes, comparative studies, technology innovations, and the radiobiological and dosimetric considerations of proton therapy for head and neck cancer.

I look forward to receiving your contributions.

Dr. Suresh Rana
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • head and neck cancer
  • IMPT
  • proton arc
  • proton therapy
  • clinical outcome
  • dosimetry

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