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Cancer Series: Innovations In Treatments

Credit: Scripps

Above: An artist's rendering of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center.


Dr. William Stanton medical director of Scripps Cancer Center at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Peggy Pico, KPBS Science and Technology reporter


Additional Resources

Proton Therapy Info

KPBS Cancer Series

Part 1: A personal story and San Diego research making a difference

Part 2: Innovations in treatments

Part 3: Emotional Help and a new "normal"

Part 4: Screening

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Cancer Series: A Personal Story

Cancer Series: A personal story and San Diego research making a difference.

Cancer Series: Evening Edition

Cancer Series: Evening Edition November 14, 2011

How much or little has really change in cancer treatments and survival rates over the last few decades? We hear from an oncologist about the range of treatments from robotic surgery to experimental therapies and chemotherapy. KPBS Science and Technology reporter will join us to talk about the hard choices patients need to make in choosing their treatment.

Several months ago Pico was diagnosed and has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Pico will not only share her professional expertise but allow us to experience her personal cancer journey.

Check back for dates and times for KPBS ongoing series on Cancer.

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