proton therapy

Combatting cancer with proton therapy

Health care professionals at the University of Florida Health Cancer Center in Orlando are implementing proton therapy as a new way to combat cancer. Compared to traditional radiation treatments, proton therapy is far more precise in focusing radiation, which is critical in treating brain and spine cancer.

SciTech Now Episode 315

In this episode of SciTech Now, from cell phones to espresso machines, smart devices are doubling as personal assistants; Bailey McCann discusses the future of fingerprinting technology; Dr. Katherine Luker is working tirelessly to answer the question: what is breast cancer?; and proton therapy is a new, less invasive, way to combat cancer.