If you have cancer, you want a suitable treatment that offers the best outcome for you. Since 2018, the UMCG has a proton therapy centre. Proton therapy is an innovative form of radiation therapy, which better preserves healthy tissue in the area surrounding the tumour.
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The risk of side-effects can be considerably reduced by this form of radiation. For some cancer patients this treaments offers the best outcome. Radation Oncologist Anne van den Hoek tells more about it in the video.