Dosimetric Effects of the Supine and Prone Positions in Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer

CONCLUSIONS: We confirmed that the rectal doses were significantly lower in the prone compared with the supine position in PT. Although uncertain, the prone position could be an effective method to reduce the rectal dose in PT.PMID:36908499 | PMC:PMC9997540 | DOI:10.4103/jmp.jmp_85_22
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