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Proton Therapy Coming to Kansas City with Opening of Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Provision Solutions From: PR Newswire Provision Healthcare announces the expansion of the Provision CARES Cancer Network with plans to develop the Provision CARES Cancer Center and Proton Therapy Center in Kansas City, KS. The center will be the first to open in Kansas, located in the Lenexa community of Kansas City to serve patients in the area and surrounding region …

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California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Invites Patients to Enroll in Breast Cancer Study and Clinical Trial

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Source: Business Wire From: apnews.com California Protons Cancer Therapy Center today announced two major efforts representing significant steps forward in breast cancer treatment research involving its noninvasive, targeted proton therapy. Current California Protons patients as of Feb. 4, 2019, are invited to enroll in the Proton Collaborative Group (PCG) Registry of more than 13,000 patients. Separately, the PCG BRE007-12 Partial …

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What Is Proton Therapy for Breast Cancer?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From: healthline.com Overview Proton therapy is a type of external beam radiation therapy used to treat cancer. It uses energy from positively charged particles called protons. Proton therapy is more precise than standard radiation therapy. It can deliver radiation to the tumor while sparing more of the surrounding healthy tissue. Proton therapy is not a new technology. Some U.S. hospitals …

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Is proton therapy the ‘magic bullet’ for cancer?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Peter Shadbolt From: cnn.com Even after decades of battling one of the world’s biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science. Successful methods such as chemotherapy work by killing the cancer cells, but they also destroy healthy tissue. Health practitioners have been searching for a magic bullet that goes straight to the source of the cancer …