What You Need to Know About Proton Therapy

Learn how care at Scripps Proton Therapy Center could one day benefit you or someone you love

If you or a loved one is ever facing a cancer diagnosis, know that one of the most advanced forms of treatment for adults and children is now available in San Diego.

Scripps Health has teamed with Advanced Particle Therapy to open Scripps Proton Therapy Center. An alternative to X-ray radiation, protons can target tumors with greater precision, sparing nearby healthy tissues and lowering the probability of side effects and secondary cancers.

The 102,000-square-foot facility is located in Mira Mesa, a community located about 20 miles from San Diego International Airport. It will be a resource not only to Scripps physicians and their patients, but also to people receiving care at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and UC San Diego Health System.

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Call 858-549-7400 to schedule a consultation at Scripps Proton Therapy Center.

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