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Question of the Week
A 3-year-old male with medulloblastoma is scheduled for multiple proton beam therapy (PBT) sessions under general anesthesia. Which of the following statements regarding PBT in children is TRUE?
A. Anesthesiologists may remain inside the treatment room during PBT sessions.
B. Cancellation of one PBT session does not affect the overall radiation treatment plan.
C. During PBT, access to the airway may be limited due to a facial immobilization device.
D. PBT causes more local tissue damage than traditional radiation therapy.