Category Prostate cancer treatment

Five Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Proton Therapy

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There has been a lot of research and studies completed on cancer treatment. One of the newest cancer treatment options is that of proton radiation therapy. This form of cancer treatment is one of the most effective advanced cancer treatment options on the market today. If you have not yet heard of it, or you have only heard a little about it, it is likely that you have many questions.

What exactly is proton radiation therapy?
Proton therapy is a type of radiation that stops at a very specific point in the targeted tissue. Conventional radiation continues beyond the tumor. This often causes a lot of negative side effects, especially in areas o

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Three Ways Doctors Cancel Cancer

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Since the 1970s, cancer rates have been on the rise in the United States. In 2016 the U.S. saw about 1.6 million new cases of cancer, which were fatal to about 600,000 of these patients. While there are many potential factors to this increase in cancer rates, such as population growth, higher life expectancy, and nutritional changes, it’s still difficult for researchers and medical professionals to pinpoint the exact reasons. Fortunately, despite the rising number of cancer cases, more and more are being prevented and effectively treated than ever before. This is all thanks to technological breakthroughs of the past couple decades.

Since cancer attacks healthy cells in the body, there are several types of cancer, each one different based on which part of the body is under attack. One of the most common ty

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