Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group

An organisation for those interested in proton, light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy

Radiobiology Subcommittee

Co-Chairs:

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Charges: 

- To exchange knowledge and experience in radiation biology to support, expand and enhance treating patients with particle therapy for specific tumor indications

- To foster discussions and collaborative efforts between PTCOG Subcommittees

- To coordinate and manage radiobiology activities and propose new topics to be supported by PTCOG

- To organize dedicated meetings and symposia at the annual PTCOG   Conferences in accordance with the PTCOG Executive Committee

- To promote and foster research interactions among members and PTCOG Subcommittees

- To support the Education Subcommittee

- To write White Papers on specific topics. Suggested topics are:

   a. Biomarkers

   b. Normal tissue toxicity

   c. Radiobiology data translation to the clinic

   d. Omics

   e. What we can learn from the space radiation radiobiology research

   f. New mechanistic models that include increased biological complexity

   g. Radioprotection of normal tissues

   h. Radio-immune therapies

   i. Combined therapies

Bibliography:
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