Clinical Application of New Immobilization System in Seated Position for Proton Therapy


In November 2015, the proton therapy complex “Prometheus”, developed at PhTC LPI RAS, started being used for the clinical treatment of patients with head and neck cancer. A special mobile patient positioning and immobilization device has been developed within the proton therapy complex “Prometheus”. The purpose of this paper is to report the first clinical experience of using new patient setup system in a seated treatment position.

Keywords: proton therapy, ion therapy, pencil beam scanning.

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