Definition of Proton therapy
Proton therapy is a kind of used to treat cancer. Like other types of radiation, proton therapy kills cancer cells and stops them from growing.
Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/2/2010