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Atlanta Magazine reports the latest tool to fight cancer is here in Atlanta. The new Emory Proton Therapy Center offers the most advanced radiation treatment available, under the care and expertise of renowned specialists at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia’s only National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Proton therapy combines advances in radiation technology, engineering, and medical physics to deliver a treatment precisely where needed—with less spillover to adjacent healthy tissue. That means less radiation exposure to normal tissues and the potential for fewer side effects and complications, especially for cancers near sensitive organs and for children whose tissues are still developing.

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