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Proton Therapy

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Proton Therapy Center
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Proton Therapy Center
How Proton Therapy Works
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How Proton Therapy Works
Benefits of Proton Therapy
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Benefits of Proton Therapy

Safer radiation therapy with fewer side effects

Beaumont’s Proton Therapy Center is one of the most innovative and comprehensive image-guidance systems for proton beam therapy available today, offering patients a safer cancer treatment option with fewer side effects.

Proton therapy is a high-tech alternative to conventional radiation therapy (X-ray radiation), offering greater precision to destroy cancerous cells and spare adjacent healthy tissue with fewer side effects. Beaumont was the first to offer a Proton Therapy Center in Michigan.

With proton therapy at Beaumont, our team of proton specialists scan the tumor with the proton beam, spot-by-spot, layer-by-layer. The nearby healthy tissues and organs receive significantly less radiation dose, resulting in less damage to healthy tissue and decreased risk of secondary malignancies.

Proton therapy is useful for treating:

PATIENT SUCCESS STORIES
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PATIENT SUCCESS STORIES
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Beaumont Proton Therapy Center Tour