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Cancer treatment with fewer side effects? Proton therapy comes to NW

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Cancer treatment with fewer side effects? Proton therapy comes to NW

April 24, 2013

http://www.komonews.com/living/health/Cancer-treatment-with-fewer-side-effects-Proton-therapy-comes-to-NW-204525041.html

 

Source - KOMO TV


This article discusses proton therapy, the advantages of a precise form of radiation. Dr. Ralph Ermoian, a radiation oncologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital, explains how proton therapy works. Ermoian believes proton therapy is advantageous to children fighting cancer, but explains the option is not best for all patients.

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