The best results proton therapy demonstrates in the treatment of patients with solid tumors having sharp boundaries. That is, in cases where the cancer has not spread to other parts of the body. Proton therapy is effective in treating a long list of cancers such as head and neck tumors, brain tumors, prostate cancer, lungs, esophagus, kidney and lymphomas. In view of the low traumatism for healthy tissues, this method is especially beneficial in pediatrics and for the treatment of tumors lying in close proximity to the vital organs - the brain and spinal cord, eyes, heart. Learn more about the different types of cancer treated with proton therapy.