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Views on proton therapy for a 6 year old

anurag
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Joined: Jul 2015

Hi Everybody,

 

My son is 6 years old has been diagnosed with medallublastoma. Radiation oncologist has told me several impacts of radiation on a 6 year old. Can anybody tell me in more detail the impacts of radiation at his age and also I am in NZ and was hoping to go over to USA for Proton beam therapy as I have been told that is less risky.

Would proton beam therapy reduce the impacts of radiation? Would be useful to know any views?

 

Thanks
Anurag

Jan11
Posts: 18
Joined: May 2015

Proton Radiation is recommended by Mayo Clinic - done in Phoenix AZ - feel free to contact them.

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