"I’ve always been a fighter, and with Penn by my side I overcame the biggest obstacle in my life"
"I rode my bike to and from the treatment center and I've continued a very active lifestyle post-treatment."
"I came in the morning, got on the table, had my treatment, and went back to work."
"Once I learned about proton and did all my research, I was relieved to know there was a treatment that was right for me. It took a load off my mind to know I could go to Penn and get proton done at Penn."
"For me, I wanted to treat the cancer. I wanted to be done with it. That's why I picked proton therapy."
“Dr. Serletti put me back together again, and that has made all the difference. I love the way I look, and most important, I am cancer-free.”
"Penn was developing a new treatment plan called proton therapy, so we put our heads together and determined that this would be the best course of therapy."
"In last year, I have served in the Israel army, and visited Jordan and Thailand. None of it possible without the cancer geniuses at Penn."
"Penn Medicine was a wonderful choice for us. They used a team approach."
"You need to be someplace that's going to treat your cancer," she says, emphasizing the last two words. "Penn treated my cancer. They didn't treat pancreatic cancer. They treated my pancreatic cancer."
"The team at Penn Medicine are all so friendly- they give you hope."
"Proton therapy is the most targeted radiation therapy and allows us to deliver the highest radiation dose to a tumor while minimizing damage to surrounding tissues."
“I had a cough that just wouldn’t quit. Thankfully, neither would my team at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center.”
"After he received proton therapy for a nasal tumor at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center in 2013, local filmmaker Tom Ashley wanted to help others going through the same experience."
Proton therapy is a non–invasive, incredibly precise cancer treatment that uses a beam of protons moving at very high speeds to destroy cancer cells.
Our experienced cancer nurses and referral staff are here to help. Call 800-789-7366 (PENN) or complete an online request.
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