Overviews of Proton Therapy


All About Proton Therapy

Proton Therapy is a type of radiation used to treat cancer. Protons are large particles with a positive charge that penetrate matter (in this case, tissue) which work to kill cancer cells.  

Proton Therapy: Behind the Scenes

A pictorial look at proton therapy, the building of the facilities, and how the beam is produced and administered to the patient. Most of the machinery for a proton therapy machine is behind walls and not visible to patients. This article contains pictures to give you a better idea of what a proton machine looks like. 

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