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Maryland Proton Treatment Center - Breast Cancer Treatment

Posted at 2:11 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 14:11:21-05

Proton therapy is a highly advanced and precise form of radiation used to treat cancer.

For breast cancer patients, proton therapy has the potential to lead to fewer short- and long-term side effects, particularly to the heart, lung and lymphatic channels.

Physicians at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) use the most advanced form of proton therapy, known as pencil-beam scanning, to target breast cancer tumors and deliver radiation with unmatched precision.

Over the past five years, more than 2,500 people have been treated at MPTC.

Learn more here.