New proton therapy in central Florida helping in the fight against cancer

- It's an important step forward for cancer treatment in central Florida.  Doctors are using protons to beat the deadly disease.

Inside the University of Florida's Proton Therapy Center, you first notice the sound of superconducting magnets.  A machine lets doctors target tumors with pinpoint precision.

FOX 35's Tom Johnson takes us there.

For more information about the center, http://www.ufhealthcancerorlando.com/centers/proton-therapy-center.

For more information about the Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System, http://www.mevion.com/mevion-s250-series.

 



 

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