Battling cancer is a fight that too many people in the United States have to wage. According to the National Cancer Institute, roughly 1.73 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year and more than 600,000 people will die from the disease.
Choosing a cancer treatment is never an easy decision. There are many factors to consider with cancer treatment including:
- Side Effects
- Overall health
When it comes to choosing a cancer treatment, The Mayo Clinic offers a five-step process to help you decide what’s best for you.
One option for cancer treatment that’s available is proton radiation therapy. This form of therapy has been around for about 40 years and is a type of radiation that stops at a very specific point in the targeted tissue whereas traditi