Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer

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Advanced Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Located in the pelvis, surrounded by other sensitive organs, the prostate poses a great challenge for radiation oncologists, who must target the tumors while minimizing doses to surrounding, healthy tissue.

The most advanced facility of its kind in Southern California, Scripps Proton Therapy Center uses precise radiation treatments to help overcome these challenges. Protons deposit their highest radiation directly in tumors, reducing exposure to healthy organs and tissues.

Learn more about proton therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Proton Therapy Expertise

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The clinical and scientific teams have more than 90 years of combined experience treating patients with proton therapy. Learn more about the experts at the center.

Prostate Cancer Treatment


If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, learn more about proton therapy as a treatment and find out if it is an option.

About Proton Therapy


Why Choose Scripps

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From diagnosis and treatment to navigation and support, Scripps offers comprehensive cancer care. Learn how proton therapy further complements these services.