Benefits of Proton Therapy
Proton Therapy Offers a Targeted Treatment Option for Cancer
Benefits of proton therapy include:
- Less radiation to healthy tissue
- Can be used with chemotherapy or surgery, as needed
- May lower risk for radiation-induced secondary cancers, developmental delays and growth abnormalities among children and young adults
- Anesthesia or sedation can be used during proton therapy treatment sessions, if needed
To contact the UH Proton Therapy Center, call 216-286-PROT.