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Proton craniospinal irradiation during the third trimester of pregnancy.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2018 May - Jun;8(3):213-216. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2017.09.005DOI Listing
November 2018

Proton Therapy Reduces Normal Tissue Dose in Extended-Field Pelvic Radiation for Endometrial Cancer.

Int J Part Ther 2018 21;4(3):1-11. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Division of Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14338/IJPT-17-00027.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6871568PMC
March 2018

Proton therapy for pediatric head and neck malignancies.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2018 Feb 23;65(2). Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.26858DOI Listing
February 2018

Superiority in Robustness of Multifield Optimization Over Single-Field Optimization for Pencil-Beam Proton Therapy for Oropharynx Carcinoma: An Enhanced Robustness Analysis.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 11 20;99(3):738-749. Epub 2017 Jun 20.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.06.017DOI Listing
November 2017

Pencil beam scanning proton therapy vs rotational arc radiation therapy: A treatment planning comparison for postoperative oropharyngeal cancer.

Med Dosim 2017 Spring;42(1):7-11. Epub 2016 Nov 7.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meddos.2016.09.004DOI Listing
September 2017

Field-Specific Intensity-modulated Proton Therapy Optimization Technique for Breast Cancer Patients with Tissue Expanders Containing Metal Ports.

Cureus 2017 Sep 18;9(9):e1698. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.1698DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5690468PMC
September 2017

Proton Therapy for Vaginal Reirradiation.

Int J Part Ther 2016 30;3(2):320-326. Epub 2016 Dec 30.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14338/IJPT-16-00013.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5627360PMC
December 2016

Range optimization for mono- and bi-energetic proton modulated arc therapy with pencil beam scanning.

Phys Med Biol 2016 11 14;61(21):N565-N574. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Bvd, PA, USA. Departamento de Física Atómica, Molecular y Nuclear, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Av. Complutense s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-9155/61/21/N565DOI Listing
November 2016

Adjuvant radiation therapy for bladder cancer: a dosimetric comparison of techniques.

Med Dosim 2015 29;40(4):372-7. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meddos.2015.06.001DOI Listing
September 2016

Bag and loop small bowel contouring strategies differentially estimate small bowel dose for post-hysterectomy women receiving pencil beam scanning proton therapy.

Acta Oncol 2016 Jul 29;55(7):900-8. Epub 2016 Feb 29.

a Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0284186X.2016.1142114DOI Listing
July 2016

Pencil-beam scanning proton therapy for anal cancer: a dosimetric comparison with intensity-modulated radiotherapy.

Acta Oncol 2015 3;54(8):1209-17. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

a Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0284186X.2014.1002570DOI Listing
June 2016

Initial Report of Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Posthysterectomy Patients With Gynecologic Cancer.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 May 11;95(1):181-9. Epub 2015 Jul 11.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.07.2205DOI Listing
May 2016

Theoretical Benefits of Dynamic Collimation in Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors: Dosimetric and Radiobiological Metrics.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 May 8;95(1):171-80. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.

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May 2016

Comparison of Pencil Beam Scanning Proton- and Photon-Based Techniques for Carcinoma of the Parotid.

Int J Part Ther 2016 Mar 24;2(4):525-532. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14338/IJPT-15-00005.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6871637PMC
March 2016

Improving Head and Neck Cancer Treatments Using Dynamic Collimation in Spot Scanning Proton Therapy.

Int J Part Ther 2016 Mar 24;2(4):544-554. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14338/IJPT-15-00026.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6871640PMC
March 2016

Comparison of prostate proton treatment planning technique, interfraction robustness, and analysis of single-field treatment feasibility.

Pract Radiat Oncol 2015 Mar-Apr;5(2):99-105. Epub 2014 Jul 11.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2014.05.008DOI Listing
December 2015

The use of proton therapy in the treatment of head and neck cancers.

Cancer J 2014 Nov-Dec;20(6):421-6

From the Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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July 2015

Brainstem-sparing craniospinal irradiation delivered with pencil beam scanning proton therapy.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2015 Apr 3;62(4):718-20. Epub 2015 Jan 3.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pbc.25378DOI Listing
April 2015

Linear energy transfer painting with proton therapy: a means of reducing radiation doses with equivalent clinical effectiveness.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015 Apr;91(5):1057-64

Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.12.049DOI Listing
April 2015

Proton therapy in adjuvant treatment of gastric cancer: planning comparison with advanced x-ray therapy and feasibility report.

Acta Oncol 2014 Oct 5;53(10):1312-20. Epub 2014 May 5.

Proton Therapy Unit, Department of Oncology, Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS) , Trento , Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/0284186X.2014.912351DOI Listing
October 2014

Supine craniospinal irradiation using a proton pencil beam scanning technique without match line changes for field junctions.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Sep 12;90(1):71-8. Epub 2014 Jul 12.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.05.029DOI Listing
September 2014

Protective effect of transparent film dressing on proton therapy induced skin reactions.

Radiat Oncol 2013 Jan 24;8:19. Epub 2013 Jan 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, TRC 2 West 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1748-717X-8-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3570436PMC
January 2013

Comparison of secondary neutron dose in proton therapy resulting from the use of a tungsten alloy MLC or a brass collimator system.

Med Phys 2011 Nov;38(11):6248-56

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

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November 2011