Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.
More than 230,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. San Diego will soon have access to its first proton therapy center, which will be just the third west of the Rockies. The center’s medical director, Carl Rossi, MD, explains the benefits of proton therapy for breast cancer and other tumors – including less radiation exposure to healthy organs – in an article in the UT San Diego.
Visit the UT San Diego to read October Is In The Pink.