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Proton Therapy -A Good Option for Liver Cancer

Studies show Proton Therapy can reduce side effects and increase overall survival for liver cancer. ABOUT LIVER CANCER Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide and one of the leading causes of cancer death. In 2019, there were approximately 100,000 people living with liver cancer in the United States.  According to the National Cancer […]

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Precision Insider: Volume 8

“With the opening of a brachytherapy program, OPC becomes one of just a few facilities in the country that can offer IMRT, proton therapy, and brachytherapy for prostate cancer thus creating a prostate cancer center of excellence.” -David Raubach, Chief Development Officer Our goal at Oklahoma Proton Center has been to provide the best possible […]

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Artist Paints Masks for Pediatric Patients

Meet Amanda! A local artist who spends her time volunteering to paint masks for children going through treatment at Oklahoma Proton Center. Watch her story below as she explains how she got into painting and, specifically, how she got into painting cancer treatment masks. “I really believe in the cause and just really want to […]

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The Role of the Caregiver

“When someone has cancer, the whole family & everyone who loves them does too.” – Unknown Nearly two million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States this year. Each one of these individuals is a daughter or a son, a father or a mother, a sister or a brother, a grandfather or […]

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Proton Therapy- What about the Cost?

We often get asked questions by prospective patients and other physicians about the cost of proton therapy. Is it expensive? Does insurance cover it? How much is it if insurance doesn’t pay? All of these are important questions worth addressing. Does Insurance Cover Proton Therapy? All of the major insurance companies cover proton therapy treatment. […]

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Precision Insider: Volume 7

“This facility will incorporate the latest technology and techniques along with a compassionate care model to provide the best possible care for women, and men, in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. ” -David Raubach, Chief Development Officer In 2013, Sarah Darby, Ph.D., accompanied by a group of statisticians and physicians published a ground- […]

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Proton Therapy: A Medical Marvel

At Oklahoma Proton Center, it’s not just about finding a cure, it’s about ensuring quality of life. That’s why we use proton therapy, the most advanced method to deliver radiation treatments to cancerous tumors available today. Proton therapy treatment precisely targets cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy tissue and organs, reducing side effects.  The study […]

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Precision Insider: Volume 6

“At just six years old, Lily was very aware she wasn’t the same after surgery. She would get upset when she couldn’t do all the things the other kids were doing. She is very strong, and she got through it. ” -Tracy Botham: Mother of Lily Rose Botham, Cancer Survivor To our patients – we […]

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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

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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