Proton Radiation for the Treatment of Pediatric Bone and Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas
- Participants will receive radiation treatments once per day, 5 days a week for a total
of 4 to 6 weeks, depending on how much total dose the tumor requires. The radiation
doctor will see the participant once each week to monitor and record any side effects
they may have from radiation treatment.
- A special device will be made for each participant to help them hold still during the
treatment. This may either be a mask or foam cradle, depending on the area to be
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acute and late toxicities
Assess frequency and severity of morbidities from irradiation using proton beam therapy in this patient population.
Torunn Yock, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
United States: Institutional Review Board
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute||Boston, Massachusetts 02115|
|Massachusetts General Hospital||Boston, Massachusetts 02114-2617|