Proton Beam Therapy for the Treatment of Locally Advanced Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : April 18, 2016)
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RB0980-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of proton beam therapy for the treatment of locally advanced adenoid cystic carcinoma?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of proton beam therapy for the treatment of locally advanced adenoid cystic carcinoma?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of proton beam therapy for the treatment of locally advanced adenoid cystic carcinoma?


Key Message

Six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of proton beam therapy for adenoid cystic carcinoma.