Archive for January 2017

Meet our Talented Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse, Leo Flores

A day in the PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) In order to undergo proton therapy treatment, some of our pediatric patients require daily sedation to help them stay still during treatment. It then requires expert care to wake up our patients as peacefully as possible. One of those individuals is Leo Flores, a nurse in…

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Interpreting Nutrition Labels

Nutrition labels can be confusing and difficult to understand. Your body requires certain nutrients on a daily basis such as proteins, vitamins and minerals for body growth. Therefore, knowing how to read nutrition labels is important in maintaining a healthy weight especially while undergoing treatment. The nutrition labels can help you compare items and choose…

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Meet our Medical Dosimetrist, Rola Georges

Rola Georges, a medical dosimetrist, works passionately behind the scenes with other medical experts to help cancer patients in their fight with cancer. She enjoys being able to use her love for geometry and math to make a difference in patients’ lives. She is an essential part in creating a successful course of treatment for patients…

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Proton Therapy Center Looks Into the Future

Imaging Capabilities at the Proton Therapy Center As a world-renowned cancer center, the Proton Therapy Center wishes to continue giving patients the full benefit of resources. Therefore, we are excited to announce three capital projects that will advance the imaging capabilities at the Proton Therapy Center as well as improve the safety and accuracy of…

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