Benefits of Proton Therapy
- High therapeutic ratio (maximum tumour control and minimum side effects)
- Ability to irradiate tumours situated at close proximity to vulnerable organs e.g. small
bowels and optic chiasm.
- Reduces the possibility of secondary cancers caused by conventional radiation therapy,
especially in children and young adults
- An alternative for elderly and patients who are unfit for surgeries due to their medical
- Treated on an outpatient basis.