Marti Shelton says she wanted to give herself the best chance of living a long, healthy life after surviving breast cancer. Alan Simpson says he wanted to do everything possible to avoid the potential of incontinence and impotence as side effects of treatment for prostate cancer. Kasey Harvey is back on the soccer field and providing inspiration to other pediatric patients around the world after surviving rhabdomyosarcoma. Greg Browning is at work on the North Slope of Alaska, working 12-hour days, 7 days a week after receiving proton therapy. Read their stories and see the videos.
When his thymoma recurred more than a decade after surgery, former U.S House member Christopher Cox chose proton therapy to protect his heart and lungs. Read his story.
Bella Voelker was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer at age 12 and given less than a 5 percent chance to live. Proton therapy helped her beat the odds. Read Bella’s story.
UK businessman Rupert Lowe traveled from England to San Diego for targeted radiation therapy that would treat his prostate cancer without long-term side effects. Read Rupert’s story.
Greg Browning traveled from Alaska to San Diego for prostate cancer treatment at Scripps Proton Therapy Center and calls it his “radiation vacation.” Find out why.
Diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma at age 14, Kasey Harvey chose proton therapy to treat the tumor while protecting her brain, eyes and nose from radiation damage. Read Kasey’s story.
Arizona resident Marti Shelton traveled to Scripps for breast cancer proton therapy to protect her heart and minimize long-term side effects. See what Marti has to say.
As an attorney, Alan Simpson enjoys research. So it’s no surprise that investigated his options when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Learn why Alan chose Scripps for proton therapy.
Retired teacher and grandmother Bev Grant chose proton therapy instead of X-ray radiation to treat her breast cancer and reduce the risk to her heart. Read why she is confident she made the right decision.
Hiker and skier Tom Valter wanted to minimize his radiation exposure and stay active, so he traveled from Orange County to San Diego for proton therapy. Learn why Tom chose Scripps.
Las Vegas resident Al Massi traveled to San Diego for cancer treatment at Scripps Proton Therapy Center for the advanced technology and top-quality experts. Read Al’s story.
When Rebecca Scranton was diagnosed with breast cancer, she thoroughly researched her treatment options. Find out why she chose Scripps for proton therapy.
Former Olympian Steve Scott chose proton therapy to treat his prostate cancer so he could maintain his active lifestyle. Find out why it was the right treatment for him.
Natalie Wright, age 17, was the first pediatric patient at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. Learn more about her treatment.