• Important Things to Know about Proton Therapy

    Proton radiation therapy

    Interested in knowing more about prostate cancer options in treatment? One of the most popular recent developments in treatments for this disease is proton therapy. Read on for some facts about proton therapy and his could be involved in prostate cancer cure, treatment, and outcome statistics.

    • What is Proton Cancer Treatment?: Proton therapy is another type of radiation therapy. Radiation therapy for cancer treatment has been round for a long time. What distinguishes proton therapy is that the radiation is much more targeted. It stops at a very specific point. Radiation is good for killing cancer cells; but it?s also possible to damage healthy cells with radiation, too. Therefore, having a more targeted treatment, if it is effective, is in everyone?s best interests.
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