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Re: Proton therapy

Hello Kevin,

Thank you for posting your question on our Discussion Forum. Please go to: and select "External Beam Radiation" from the Primary Treatment list, then select "Proton Beam" from the secondary list, and you will find 39 stories from Survivors who are still actively updating their stories.

You can contact any of those men to gather more information about their treatment experience with Proton Beam.

Best Regards,

Re: Proton therapy

Hello Kevin
Yes, I am now celebrating my 12 years of cancer free prostate, and am now 82 years old. I was treated at the University of Florida in Jacksonville in the fall of 2008. Please reference my postings on this site for all the information.

I highly recommend the Proton Radiation if the cancer is still contained. Best of luck to you.......


Re: Proton therapy

Yes. 13 years ago. No problems adter and still cancer free.

Re: Proton therapy

Hello Kevin and interested others...... Yes, as you can see on my writeup, I'm 12 years down the recovery road. If you are interested in information from the Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia I was sent a 29 page very informative brochure recently, complete with graphs and pictures and 2 videos, which I want to pass on and hopefully keep in circulation for those in the southeast U.S., and anywhere else!

Best wishes to all


Re: Proton therapy

I haven't considered anything radiation. It scares the heck out of me. Mostly, the possible side effects. Might someone share the types and extent of side effects you've experienced?