How Does Proton Therapy Benefit Patients with Prostate Cancer?

Q:
Proton therapy is recommended in the latest prostate cancer magazine. What are the benefits of the proton therapy?
A:
Proton treatment of the prostate cancer do have many benefits, bettering patients’ life quality.

Less Incontinence
Less Erectile Dysfunction
Fewer Gastrointestinal Side Effects. Compared with IMRT and conformal radiation therapy, proton therapy decreases the gastrointestinal side effects by almost 60%.
Less Pain. Proton therapy is a relatively painless, non-invasive outpatient procedure.
Fast Recovery.Daily therapy for one time only takes 15 mins, leaving you enough time to enjoy life instead of confronting the machines and medicines.

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