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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Physician Gets Proton Beam Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Robert Lustig, MD, is professor of radiation oncology at Penn Medicine, prostate cancer survivor and proton beam therapy patient.

At Penn, Dr. Lustig was able to have proton therapy for prostate cancer at the Abramson Cancer Center.

"I came in the morning, got on the table, had my treatment, and went back to work," recalls Dr. Lustig, who completed proton therapy for prostate cancer in June, 2011.

In this video, he discusses his diagnosis, and his choice to have proton therapy for prostate cancer.

Diagnosed with prostate cancer? Learn how Penn's proton therapy for prostate cancer can help you.

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1 comment:

  1. Yeah Really, Proton Therapy has benefits over conventional therapy in the treatment of many common cancers, such as prostate cancer, cancer in children, lung cancer, cancers of the eye, and many more.


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