Author | Robert I. Parker, MD


Proton beam RT not exempt from evidence-based medicine

July 01, 2008

In May 2008, ONI reviewed an article by Herman Suit, MD, and colleagues in which they argued that randomized trials of proton beam therapy vs standard radiotherapy are not needed prior to a wider use of proton beam therapy. In an ONI reader poll, 81% disagreed with Dr. Suit, as does Dr. Robert Parker, of SUNY Stony Brook, in his letter below.