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Proton beam therapy (PBT)

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Proton beam therapy (PBT)

Proton beam therapy is a type of radiotherapy. It is used to treat cancer patients. This therapy uses high energy beams of protons,instead of X-rays, to deliver a dose of radiations. Proton beam therapy causes less damage to the healthy tissues surrounding the cancerous cells. This therapy is particularly useful for tumors near the brain and spinal cord.

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