Positive perspectives from proton therapy

Biomed J. Sep-Oct 2015;38(5):361-4. doi: 10.4103/2319-4170.167058.


In this issue of the Biomedical Journal, we take a look at some of the benefits of proton therapy, which is an emerging technique in cancer treatment and highlight an animal study, showing that a common fruit ripening agent is toxic when used in excessive doses. Finally, this issue includes reports that shed light on the genetics of stroke and childhood leukemia.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Proton Therapy*