Proton therapy benefits
Maximum precision with minimal side effects for healthy tissue
Advantages of proton therapy
Particularly indicated for cancers in complex locations or near organs at risk that are extremely sensitive to radiation or tumors where treatment via external radiation is possible, in children and in elderly people with chronic pluripathology.
A beam of high-energy accelerated particles— protons—that deposit their energy in a millimeter-pass scanning process (using points and tumor layers).
The technology makes it possible to increase the tumor dose, thus achieving greater local disease control and minimizing unnecessary dispersed irradiation in the surrounding healthy tissues.
Proton therapy indications
Due to its lower toxicity, proton therapy is especially indicated to treat cancers in complex locations, where tumor extension has occurred or where a tumor is close to organs at risk that are sensitive to radiation.