A cancer diagnosis can be terrifying. The chance of death from the disease is ever-present, and yet many patients report being just as fearful of the the treatments that are meant to cure them. Chemotherapy has gotten a bad rap in movies and other stories, and for good reason. Nausea, headaches, hair loss, etc. are not exactly a picnic. Thankfully, advanced cancer treatment options are available. Many of these are experimental and not as popular in the general public as chemotherapy. Today, let’s focus on perhaps the most promising: proton therapy for cancer.
That Sounds Like a Made-Up Non-Invasive Cancer Treatment. What Does It Even Do?
You may know that protons are the positive charge in atoms, and are unsure how that can possibly serve as a Continue Reading No Comments