Proton Therapy at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center
What is Proton Therapy?
A proton is a tiny particle that can make a big difference in your life. A proton beam conforms to the shape of a tumor with greater precision while sparing healthy tissues and organs.
Why Roberts Proton Therapy Center?
At Penn, you can rest assured you will have a world–renowned team of experts dedicated to provide you with the most advanced care from each and every perspective for your cancer.
Patients, doctors, families, and experts at Penn Medicine are sharing information about treating cancer with proton therapy. Learn more about proton therapy, meet patients who've had proton therapy at Penn, or get more information about cancer on the Penn Medicine Focus On Cancer Blog.
April 22, 2013
A cancer diagnosis is unexpected and often devastating. Shock can quickly give way to fear. But for Kathy Brandt, these emotions were followed immediately by a practical resolve. …
April 2, 2013
April is head and neck cancer awareness month. There are approximately 42,000 new cases of head and neck cancer in the United States every year. And, while the biggest risk factor for head and neck cancer is smoking and tobacco use, …
March 21, 2013
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult forms of cancer to treat because it is so difficult to find. However, advanced treatments like Penn Medicine's proton therapy for pancreatic cancer offers new hope and may someday change …