Proton therapy is highly effective for treating many cancer types, including brain, head and neck, lung, prostate, and breast, as well as gastrointestinal malignancies. Because of its pinpoint accuracy, proton therapy is also an option for treating children with cancer.Schedule a Consultation
The Inova Mather Proton Therapy Center Now Offers One of the Most Advanced Methods of Radiation Treatment.
Combined with a collaborative and compassionate approach to cancer care built entirely around you, we’re able to treat the whole patient, not just the cancer. By delivering precise doses of radiation to the tumor and sparing the surrounding healthy tissue, proton therapy offers new hope to patients of all ages.
Less Radiation and More Accuracy
Compared with traditional radiation therapy, proton therapy delivers up to 60% less radiation to the surrounding healthy tissue, allowing us to destroy tumors near vital organs.
Quick and Noninvasive
Proton therapy treatments are noninvasive and typically take 15 to 45 minutes per treatment. Patients often come from school or work and return the same day.
Experts in Your Cancer
Our board-certified radiation oncologists specialize in specific cancers, making them true experts in cancer care. They also work collaboratively with surgeons, genetic counselors and nurses to create your unique treatment plan.