California Protons News
April 6, 2021
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center today announced the treatment of its 3,000th patient with proton therapy since the Center opened in 2014. Proton therapy is a form of radiation treatment that is less invasive than traditional x-ray radiation.
May 21, 2020 – As Published in the UT Community Press
Proton radiation treatment has advanced dramatically in the fight against breast cancer over the past several years, and patients have discovered what research has shown: it is one of the world’s safest and most effective cancer therapies available.
May 7, 2020 – As Published in the UT Community Press
As a pioneer in the treatment of prostate cancer with proton radiation, world renowned oncologist Carl Rossi, M.D., has seen numerous developments and advancements since he chose radiation oncology as his specialty in 1988.
April 30, 2020 – As Published in the UT Community Press
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center is committed to creating a world without cancer. An exceptional team led by internationally-known oncologists and medical professionals combine innovative technology and imaging devices to deliver proton therapy treatment, a more precise form of radiation therapy that leads to fewer side effects compared to x-ray radiotherapy.
April 23, 2020 – As Published in the UT Community Press
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center, affiliated with UC San Diego Health Cancer Network, delivers precise cancer radiation treatment while improving quality of life, and offering hope to cancer patients with its unparalleled radiation treatment. One of only two proton therapy centers in California – and one of 30 in the nation – California Protons is equipped with the latest generation of revolutionary technology and offers the most precise form of radiation therapy available today.
June 25, 2019
SAN DIEGO, CA – As of May 2019, California Protons Cancer Therapy Center is now affiliated with UC San Diego Health Cancer Network, giving more patients access to world-class, lifesaving proton therapy treatment provided by radiation oncologists from Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, San Diego’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
April 29, 2019
Modern Healthcare reports that at least two lawsuits have been filed against UnitedHealthcare in the last two months alleging the insurance company improperly denied patients coverage for a certain type of cancer treatment that insurers have long been reluctant to pay for.
March 31, 2019
SAN DIEGO, CA – California Protons Cancer Therapy Center today announced two major efforts representing significant steps forward in breast cancer treatment research involving its noninvasive, targeted proton therapy. Current California Protons patients as of Feb. 4, 2019, are invited to enroll in the Proton Collaborative Group (PCG) Registry of more than 13,000 patients. Separately, the PCG BRE007-12 Partial Breast Irradiation in early stage breast cancer clinical trial will enroll around five to eight females per year.