Proton therapy helps prevent heart disease

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017


If you ‘heart’ your ‘heart,’ a growing number of studies demonstrate¬†that treating cancer with protons helps reduce the risk of heart disease due to radiation exposure. This is especially important for breast cancer patients, whose cardiovascular systems can suffer from conventional radiation spilling over into the heart and lungs.

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Remembering the world’s cancer victims and survivors

Posted by on Friday, February 3rd, 2017


This is an edited version of a message Provision Center for Proton Therapy President Tom Welch sent to our patient Ambassadors, those who have come to Provision for treatment and help to spread the word about proton therapy, in recognition of World Cancer Day.

Today is World Cancer Day. People across the world will be remembering loved ones, supporting friends and family who have been diagnosed with cancer, and celebrating those who are now cancer free. At Provision Proton Therapy Center, we recognize the significance of this day and wanted to share in the celebration.

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