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Descriptor English: Proton Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia de Protones
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia com Prótons
Descriptor French: Protonthérapie
Entry term(s): Proton Beam Radiation Therapy
Proton Beam Therapies
Proton Beam Therapy
Proton Therapies
Therapies, Proton
Therapies, Proton Beam
Therapy, Proton
Therapy, Proton Beam
Tree number(s): E02.815.250.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061766
Scope note: The use of an external beam of PROTONS as radiotherapy.
Annotation: coordinate with disease /radiother
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Protons (1980-2012)
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
DeCS ID: 55036
Unique ID: D061766
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/12/08
Proton Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0560150
Scope note The use of an external beam of PROTONS as radiotherapy.
Preferred term Proton Therapy
Entry term(s) Proton Beam Radiation Therapy
Proton Beam Therapies
Proton Beam Therapy
Proton Therapies
Therapies, Proton
Therapies, Proton Beam
Therapy, Proton
Therapy, Proton Beam



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