Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.
One of the most advanced forms of cancer 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. Read the news release to learn more about proton therapy at Scripps.