Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania are developing FLASH, a new radiotherapy method that uses proton radiation to produce the proper dosage to treat patients with cancer in one rapid treatment, according to a study in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. The findings showed that FLASH had a similar effect on tumors as traditional proton radiotherapy without harming healthy tissue.
Novel radiotherapy method uses proton radiation to treat cancer
Sign up for SNMMI SmartBrief
Nuclear medicine and molecular imaging news
Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.