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Response to 'position statement on ethics, equipoise and research on charged particle therapy'

Abstract:

In August 2011, a group of medical doctors, ethicists, academic and medical physicists were asked to debate and reach consensus on the potential need for randomised control trials to test charged particle radiation therapy (CPRT) for treating tumours. The outcome of the meeting was a paper recently published in the Journal of Medical Ethics entitled "Position statement on ethics, equipoise and research on charged particle therapy" by Sheehan et al. However 6 of the 30 meeting participants wit...

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Medical Ethics
Volume:
40
Issue:
8
Pages:
576-577
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
URN:
uuid:91b4a212-c67f-4635-9668-51df80d3df5c
Source identifiers:
478360
Local pid:
pubs:478360
Language:
English

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