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Breast Cancer & Heart Health: New Information on the Impact of Radiation

Breast Cancer & Heart Health: New Information on the Impact of Radiation

For every Gray (a unit of radiation dose measurement), a woman’s chance of a major coronary event goes up by 7.4 percent. That's why the precision of protons is so important.

Breast Cancer at our Center

Breast Cancer at our Center

Until recently, conventional radiotherapy’s side effects have been accepted in order to appropriately treat the cancer. However, proton therapy, which directly targets the tumor without creating excess radiation to healthy tissues and organs, gives women a better option

Susan - Breast

Susan - Breast

Susan has a lot to live for: she’s a daughter, a mother, a grandmother, a girlfriend, and a friend. Her spirit is infectious, bringing joy and laughter to those around her. One thing she’s known for? Her humor. Often cracking jokes, Susan knows how to bring comedy to any situation. Even when it comes to her cancer diagnosis.

5 Questions with Dr. Christine Fang

5 Questions with Dr. Christine Fang

Dr. L. Christine Fang is our breast cancer specialist at SCCA Proton Therapy Center. She is researching novel radiation techniques to minimize radiation-induced side effects for breast cancer, as well as how to improve patients' quality of life. Here are our 5 Questions with Dr. Fang.