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Proton therapy uses high-energy proton beam for cancer treatment. Its game changing efficacy in treating cancer has made it the pinnacle of radiation therapy in the world. Proton therapy has ushered in a new paradigm of clinical excellence and outcomes in cancer treatment. It provides targeted treatment and precision unlike any other radiation treatment.

BENEFITS OF PROTON THERAPY

PROTON PROWESS IDEAL FOR A WIDE RANGE OF CANCERS

  • The treatment of brain tumours is a complicated process, as they are located near vital structures - hormonal, sensory and neurological centres - where damage can result in serious adverse effects such as neurocognitive, hormonal & auditory disorders.

    This is why proton therapy, with revolutionary delivery modes like Pencil Beam Scanning is the clear leader to treat CNS cancers.Proton therapy has globally proven to

  • Proton therapy is an ideal modality for treating skull base and cervical spine tumours such as chordoma and chondrosarcoma. The dose can be focused in the target, while achieving significant sparing of the brain, brain stem, cervical cord, and optic nerves and chiasm.Proton therapy is recommended for skull base tumours. The benefits on using IMPT are

  • Many treatments for prostate cancer often cause long-term side effects, including urinary complications and impotence. With these serious risks in mind, the precision and power of proton therapy is always recommended for prostate cancer. The benefits include:

  • The use of conventional radiotherapy in the case of these delicate tumours is once again associated with adverse effects such as functional disorders of the salivary glands, or in the case of eyes, a worsened quality of vision.Proton Therapy is ideal treatment mode because :

  • In the past, there was no effective way to treat pancreatic tumours, hepatocellular carcinoma and carcinoma of the oesophagus besides surgery. Using conventional radiotherapy, there is a high risk of damaging the kidneys, liver, intestines, spinal cord and lungs. Compared with conventional radiotherapy, proton therapy offers the following benefits:

  • In the case of Lung carcinoma, the precise nature of proton therapy allows a higher dose of radiation to be delivered directly to where it needs to be - the tumour. In addition, the treatment time is shortened, and healthy lung tissue is preserved.Proton therapy has emerged superior to conventional radiation in treating Lung Cancer for the following benefit:

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