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Proton Therapy

Conditions Treated

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Kasey had proton therapy for a fast-growing sinus tumor. Today, she shows no signs of the cancer. Read more.

Proton therapy can be used to treat the following tumors in children and young adults:

Brain and central nervous system

Solid tumors

  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Desmoid tumor
  • Ewing’s sarcoma/Primitive neuro-ectodermal tumor (PNET)
  • Histiocytosis X
  • Juvenile angiofibromas
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neurofibroma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (and other soft tissue sarcomas)
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Tumors of the head and neck
  • Wilms tumor

Lymphoma

  • Hodgkin
  • Non-Hodgkin

Recurrent Cancer