Preparing for Proton Therapy- A Practical Guide for Patients and Caregivers
Posted March 24th, 2016
This webinar, presented by Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW, focuses on the practical concerns of proton therapy for both patients and caregivers.
Understanding Proton Re-Irradiation
Posted January 28th, 2016
This webinar, presented by John Plastaras, MD, PhD, focuses on the use of proton therapy for re-irradiation (delivering radiation to the same field that was previously radiated). About the presenter John Plastaras, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine. He is the Chief of the Lymphoma and […]
Survivorship Benefits of Proton Therapy
Posted June 17th, 2015
This video includes short presentations on the survivorship benefits for patients treated with proton therapy. With improvements in early detection and the treatment of cancer, the number of cancer survivors continues to grow, exceeding 14 million in the US alone. Long-term and late effects of cancer treatments are a concern for survivors hoping to live […]
Webucation: Actions and Attitudes for Cancer Survivors
Posted May 28th, 2015
A look at actions and attitudes that can help make the cancer survivorship journey a little more manageable for cancer survivors.
Webucation: Lung Cancer Screening
Posted February 26th, 2015
In honor of cancer prevention month, we are featuring a new cancer prevention “short” each week. This short video will focus on topics related to lung cancer screening.
Webucation: Cancer Prevention: The Basics
Posted February 16th, 2015
This video reviews the general recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute of Cancer Research.
Webucation: Colon Cancer Screening
Posted February 9th, 2015
Dr. Guerra discusses the options for colon cancer screening and their importance in preventing colon cancer.
Webucation: Physical Activity and Cancer Prevention
Posted February 2nd, 2015
Many people understand that exercise can lower your risk of heart disease, physical activity’s role in cancer prevention gets less time in the headlines.
Webucation: Introduction to Proton Therapy for Adult Cancers
Posted January 30th, 2015
The availability of proton therapy continues to grow. Learn what cancers can benefit from this treatment, how it works and insurance and financial considerations.
Proton Therapy for Pediatric Cancer [Webinar]
Posted September 23rd, 2014
This live webinar on Proton Therapy for Pediatric Cancer will be held online September 25, 2014 at 12 noon ET. An archived version will be available after the event.