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Coast News Profiles Scripps Proton Therapy Expert Huan Giap, MD

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


The Coast News recently published a profile on Huan Giap, MD, radiation oncologist at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. Dr. Giap serves as the center’s chief of breast, gastrointestinal and lung proton beam therapy. Proton therapy effectively kills tumors while sparing more of patients’ healthy tissue than conventional X-ray therapy.

Read the coverage (page A-9 of digital edition): Local Doctor Harnesses Power of Proton Therapy for Cancer Care

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