Proton therapy for abdominal and pelvic tumors

Proton therapy delivers higher, more effective doses of radiation than traditional X-ray radiation therapy with great precision. Since the proton therapy beam stops at the tumor site, it avoids the healthy tissue and organs nearby such as the urinary and bowel function. 

Tumors treated include:

  • primary liver tumors (HCC)
  • biliary tree carcinoma
  • pancreatic cancer

The Beaumont Proton Therapy Center is armed with one of the most innovative and comprehensive image-guidance systems for proton beam therapy on the market today. With pencil beam scanning and intensity modulated proton therapy, physicians scan the tumor using the proton beam spot-by-spot and layer-by-layer, which results in less damage to healthy tissue and decreased association with toxicities that can lead to secondary malignancies.

For more information on Proton Therapy, call 248-551-8402

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