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Events
 
May 25, 2016,
1:30pm to 2:45pm
Colloquia

MBG Auditorium, PPPL (284 cap.)

COLLOQUIUM: Proton Therapy for Cancer: Current Status, Promise and Challenges

Dr. Dennis Mah
ProCure Proton Therapy Center

This presentation will provide a physicist’s perspective on a proton therapy for cancer treatment. It will include a context of how radiation therapy fits into cancer management overall with an emphasis on the differences between proton and conventional radiation therapy. Additionally, new developments in proton therapy including spot scanning, range verification approaches, and gel spacers will be presented.

 

Colloquium Committee: 

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 2017-2018 Colloquium Committee is comprised of the following people. Please feel free to contact them by e-mail regarding any possible speakers or topics for future colloquia.

Carol Ann Austin, caustin@pppl.gov
Nathaniel Ferraro, nferraro@pppl.gov
Charles A Gentile, cgentile@pppl.gov
Masayuki Ono, mono@pppl.gov
Tori Sikkema, tsikkema@pppl.gov

  • Carol Ann Austin 609-243-2484

U.S. Department of Energy
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

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