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A Glimpse Into Recently Added Breast Cancer Treatment Options at Scripps

Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps is no longer accepting new patients for proton therapy.

La Jolla Patch story examines leading-edge technology at Scripps

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A recent article by Mary Wilde, MD, on the La Jolla Patch news website examines technological advances in the treatment of breast cancer. These include intraoperative electron radiation therapy and proton therapy, both of which are offered at Scripps Health.


Pictured from left are Huan Giap, MD, PhD, and his patient Anastasia Berkheimer, who earlier this year became the first patient to complete proton therapy for breast cancer in San Diego.


Scripps treats more breast cancer patients annually than any other provider in California.


Visit La Jolla Patch to read Breast Cancer Patients Have New Treatment Options.

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