Patient Stories

Alexa G.

Head & Neck Cancer. Chattanooga, TN.

“Thanks to Proton Therapy, my fears of not being able to eat, the accompanying weakness, the debilitating weight loss and most of all…the inability to care for my 1-year old daughter were eliminated.”

Proton Therapy reduces the risk of needing a feeding tube by over 50%.

Stan M.

Prostate Cancer. Murfreesboro, TN.

“Thanks to proton therapy, I did not suffer any side effects. I was able to maintain my quality of life, which means…continuing to work, golfing with buddies, walking my dog, dancing on our anniversary, playing with our kids and volunteering at our church.”

Proton Therapy patients report twice as likely to have no impact on their quality of life, compared to patients of other treatment options.

Shelita C.

Breast Cancer. Knoxville, TN.

“Thanks to Proton Therapy, I spared damage to my heart. I should never be forced to choose a breast cancer treatment that damages my heart.”

Proton Therapy patients experience 50-83% less relative risk of heart attack or other major coronary events.

Terry V.

Head & Neck Cancer. Franklin, TN.

“Thanks to Proton Therapy, my salivary glands and sense of taste were saved, which allowed me to swallow and nourish my body during and after treatment.”

Proton Therapy reduces the risk of needing a feeding tube by over 50%.