Gastrointestinal Cancers

Proton therapy is effective in treating many types of upper gastrointestinal cancers, which include colon, esophageal, liver, pancreatic, and stomach cancer.

Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer of men and women combined in the U.S. More than 90 percent of colorectal cancer cases are discovered in people age 50 and over.

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Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is a disease that occurs in the esophagus – a long tube that runs from your throat to your stomach which carries food and liquids to the stomach for digestion.

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Liver Cancer

Liver cancer usually begins in the tissues or nodules of the liver, but can also occur within cells of the liver bile ducts.

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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer occurs when the cells within the tissues of the pancreas become cancerous.

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Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer (gastric cancer) forms in the tissues of the stomach. Cancerous cells can develop in any of the five layers of the stomach, from the innermost layer, the mucosa, to the outermost layer, the serosa.

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Texas Center for Proton Therapy is ready to help you fight cancer with one of the nation’s most advanced cancer-fighting technologies.

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