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Killing The Killer

PROTON THERAPY OFFERS HOPE FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Posted: June 19, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Ron Weaver shows the bumper sticker he received following the completion of proton therapy for treatment of his prostate cancer. Weaver was diagnosed with prostate cancer in August and decided to go to the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City for treatment. Proton therapy is an alternative radiation therapy that specifically targets the tumor. There are only 10 proton therapy centers in the United States.

Ron Weaver wears his status as Patient 1035 as a badge of honor.

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Life, Pages 6 on 06/19/2013

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