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Category: proton beam therapy – IMRT

1 10/17/2018

Problematic PR releases: As evidence lags on proton therapy, hospitals lure patients with anecdotes and high-tech appeals

1 6/11/2015

Proton beam therapy claims refuted by urologists on Twitter


Proton beam: should a news organization “partner” with providers to promote in the face of intense debate?


Family’s pursuit of proton beam therapy is focus of international controversy


Proton beam therapy – radiation oncology group weighs in on the evidence (and lack thereof)

4 9/6/2013

Insurers doing what feds haven’t in refusing to pay for proton beam therapy

4 6/1/2013

“Here they go again” – 3 new proton beam facilities w/in 40 miles in DC-Baltimore

1 5/21/2013

IMRT for prostate cancer: newer, costlier radiation no better than old


Urology journal publishes papers with questions about robots and proton beam therapy


Cyberknife ads – one example of increasing excess of hospital marketing