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BY MD Anderson

Anita Mahajan, M.D., associate professor in Radiation Oncology, answers questions about proton therapy for pediatric cancer patients.

What is proton therapy?

Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation therapy that uses protons, which are charged particles from an atom. The advantage of proton therapy over traditional forms of radiation treatment is its ability to deliver a pencil-thin beam of radiation to the tumor...

BY MD Anderson

As we acknowledge National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, it's an appropriate time to pause to look at why race and ethnicity might be risk...