‘Proton therapy killed tumour in 70% of liver cancer patients’

Researchers from Samsung Medical Centre have published a study that showed proton therapy to be an effective and safe treatment for liver cancer. According to the research team, almost all patients saw notable improvement with proton therapy administered as an alternative to local cauterisation treatments such as surgery or high-frequency heat therapy. The results were published in the recent issue of the Korean Society for Radiation Oncology .
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