Side effects of Proton Therapy
- Proton therapy has far fewer side effects than conventional radiation therapy because it
targets tumour site with high precision and minimizes normal tissue irradiation.
- However it has been found that side effects appear differently on different patients.
Symptoms of its side effects may differ depending on cancer site, direction of radiation,
and radiation dose.
- It is important to discuss with your oncologist before the treatment and fully understand
the possible side effects/adverse reactions and how to manage them when they actually