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Spotlight on Evidence Synthesis Program

ESP Report: Comparative Effectiveness of Proton Irradiation Treatment


by Michael Hagan, MD, PhD ; Mark Helfand, MD, MS, MPH ; Michael Kelley, MD ; Kimberly Peterson, MS
Seminar date: 9/10/2015

Description: The Evidence-based Synthesis Program will present the rationale for and the scope, methods, main findings, limitations and conclusions of their Comparative Effectiveness Review on Proton Irradiation Treatment. The Operational Partners will serve as discussants to provide a perspective on implementation and potential policy implications. The intended audience is Chief Medical Officers, Chiefs of Staff, VA oncology programs, including VHA National Radiation Oncology Program and the Oncology Program Offices, and Patient Care Services.

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