Vol 1, No 3 (October 2012): Translational Cancer Research (Particle Beam Therapy I)

Review Articles

Historical perspective and evolution of charged particle beam therapy
Huan Giap, Bosco Giap
Particle therapy for central nervous system tumors in pediatric and adult patients
Jeffrey Q Dinh, Anita Mahajan, Matthew B Palmer, David R Grosshans
Proton therapy for gastrointestinal cancers
Ted C. Ling, Joseph I. Kang, Jerry D. Slater, Gary Y. Yang
Stereotactic radiosurgery with charged-particle beams: technique and clinical experience
Richard P. Levy, Reinhard W. M. Schulte
Proton beam radiation therapy of prostate cancer - history, results, and future directions
Carl J Jr Rossi
New developments in treatment planning and verification of particle beam therapy
Reinhard W. Schulte, Andrew J. Wroe
Improving the precision and performance of proton pencil beam scanning
Sairos Safai, Christian Bula, David Meer, Eros Pedroni
Proton therapy dose calculations on GPU: advances and challenges
Xun Jia, Todd Pawlicki, Kevin T. Murphy, Arno J. Mundt
Toward robust proton therapy planning and delivery
Zuofeng Li
Emerging evidence for the role of an endorectal balloon in prostate radiation therapy
Stefan Both, Curtiland Deville, Viet Bui, Ken Kang-Hsin Wang, Neha Vapiwala


The focused issue “Particle Beam Therapy I” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Cancer Research without any sponsorship or funding. Huan Giap and Eric Y Chuang served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.