Theses - Oncology
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(2018-10-20)Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive primary brain tumour in adults, as well as the most common. The current standard therapy is maximal safe resection, followed by radiotherapy in combination with the ...
(2016-02-02)Radiotherapy delivered using scanned beams of protons enables greater conformity between the dose distribution and the tumour than conventional radiotherapy using X rays. However, the dose distributions are more sensitive ...
(2015-06-09)This dissertation addresses the issue of robustness in proton therapy treatment planning for cancer treatment. Proton therapy is considered to be advantageous in treating most childhood cancers and certain adult cancers, ...