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SCCA Proton Therapy Center
SCCA Proton Therapy Center uses precisely targeted radiation to treat cancer while preserving surrounding healthy tissue and reducing the potential for side effects. Protons are beneficial in treating patients with a broad range of tumors, including brain, breast, lung, and prostate.
Proton therapy’s precision offers patient the treatment he needs without damaging his vision.
Besides skin cancer, prostate is the type of cancer most commonly diagnosed in American men.
Treatment for breast cancer can damage the heart. Proton therapy can be a safer alternative for some patients.
Dr. Joseph Gifford had treated over 200 prostate cancer patients in his 44 years as a family practice doctor. Then, the tables turned.
While brain tumors are rarely diagnosed in children, they are the most common form of solid tumors found in those younger than 15.