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.
Pictorial Overview of the Proton Therapy Treatment Process
Proton therapy is a type of radiation used to treat some types of cancer. This article includes a step-by-step look at the proton therapy treatment process, from consultation through the end of treatment.
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.
Ocular Melanoma and Proton Therapy
Introduction to ocular melanoma and proton therapy's role in treating this tumor of the eye.