• By Joel Streed

Proton Beam Therapy (pkg)

November 23, 2011

Standard radiation therapy is an effective way to treat many cancers. But it isn’t perfect.  It kills cancer cells, but it also kills some healthy cells in its path through the body. That’s just one of the reasons Mayo Clinic is bringing a new type of radiation therapy to its patients. It’s called proton beam therapy, and it has the potential to cure more cancers with greater safely, and help people live longer.

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