Breast Cancer

Worldwide, breast cancer is the second leading cause of death for women, surpassed by lung cancer and followed by skin cancer. Clinical trials with proton therapy for breast cancer have already shown excellent signs of disease control and minimal side effects compared with traditional radiation treatments.

Clinical evidence

Breast cancer is being diagnosed earlier and patients today expect to live normal lives as judged by a better quality of life and lower side effects than what treatments resulted in just a decade ago.

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Proton therapy ambassadors

A 71 year old Californian is the first breast cancer patient to receive treatment with proton therapy at the recently opened Scripps Proton Therapy Centre. 

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Treatment information

What is IMRT and how is different from proton therapy in breast cancer?

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What can I do?

Here are some other resources you may find useful.

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