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Healing With Proton Therapy

Impacted by a family member’s cancer diagnosis at a young age, Dr. John Chang made it his goal to help further cancer treatment options for others down the road. Watch below as Dr. Chang breaks down different options available to treat cancer and how he feels technology will play a role in advancing treatment for […]

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Proton Therapy: A Medical Marvel

Proton therapy is an advanced form of radiation treatment that suits many types of cancers and tumor types. If a physician recommends radiation therapy as part of a patient’s cancer treatment, proton therapy is likely an option. Unlike common radiation treatments that use X-Rays or photons, protons have a unique physical property that allows radiation […]

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Oklahoma Innovators

Oklahoma Innovators: Local companies that have a legacy of innovation and are making great things happen in the state of Oklahoma Take an in-depth look at the history of proton therapy with industry experts, and the impact Oklahoma Proton Center has made locally and worldwide.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Through a Pandemic

Oklahoma Proton Center Offering Free Lung Screening for High-Risk Individuals in November Lung cancer is the 2nd most common cancer amongst men and women in the United States and is by far the leading cause of cancer-related death. “It’s a difficult disease, with potentially difficult outcomes,” says David Raubach, Chief Development Officer at Oklahoma Proton […]

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Proton Therapy Safer Than Conventional Radiation Treatment Per Stanford Study

Proton Therapy reduces the risk of a second cancer diagnosis by 69% versus other forms of radiation treatment according to a paper recently released by a team from Stanford University. The study looked at 450,373 patients in the National Cancer Database who received either 3D conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), or […]

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Brain Cancer Treatment Success – Lisa’s Story

 Lisa Pyeas My brain tumor journey began in early 2009, and had what we now know as a seizure due to a brain tumor. Proton radiation is very specifically shaped, so that only the portion of the tissue that needs radiation will be radiated. It protected the left side of my brain, and also […]

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A Cure is Not Enough

 Dr. John Chang: One of the classic statements that I always referred to is a cure is not enough. We need to cure these patients, but we need to preserve their quality of life. Proton radiation can be utilized to treat any type of cancer. If the tumor target region is very close to […]

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