Dr. Daniel Hamstra on the Benefits of Shorter Radiation Therapy Sessions for Prostate Cancer

​Daniel Hamstra, MD, PhD, radiation oncologist, Texas Center for Proton Therapy, Texas Oncology, discusses the benefits of shorter radiotherapy treatment sessions for patients with prostate cancer.

Daniel Hamstra, MD, PhD, physician, Texas Center for Proton Therapy, Texas Oncology, discusses the benefits of shorter radiotherapy treatment sessions for patients with prostate cancer. Hamstra says on average, patients come in to receive radiotherapy for about two months, five days per week, on average. With shorter, equally efficacious doses of radiotherapy, these patients can continue on with their day-to-day lives less impeded by their treatment.