At the end of this post I’ll discuss the important exceptions that make the rule. What rule? We proton patients are a happy bunch—maybe even happier than the rest of the general population. This is a non-scientific personal observation based on more than seven years of being a prostate cancer proton patient. The notion occurred to me after a recent trip to my treatment alma mater, the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville. I visit UFHPTI several times a year to dine with patients at their Wednesday lunches, to speak at their prostate cancer clinics, and for my own annual checkups. Jacksonville is a five-hour drive, and as a devout homebody and recluse …
What proton did for me (in 2 minutes):
Learn exactly what it’s like to receive proton beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer. This is the complete, step-by-step detail from the patient’s point of view in non-technical language with just enough light humor to soften a serious subject. It will help those considering proton radiation decide whether this often misunderstood therapy is the right approach for them, and will serve as a helpful guide for those who have already chosen this state-of-the-art treatment option.
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