Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.
A recent news article by DOTMed News explores the benefits of treating breast cancer patients with proton therapy, compared to conventional X-ray radiation. With proton therapy, doctors can treat breast cancer without exposing healthy surrounding tissue and organs — including the heart — to unnecessary radiation.
Carl Rossi, MD, medical director of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, offers his insights into this important health issue.
Visit DOTMed News to read Proton Therapy is Promising for Breast Cancer.