Hampton University Proton therapy center treats its first pediatric patient

Reagyn, now age 10, was diagnosed with a brain stem glioma, a type of central nervous system tumor, in 2005. After treatment her mother commented, “She’s doing great. She hasn’t had any of the other symptoms. You can look at her and not even know she has it.”

Drop in state funds will not stop Hampton University Cancer Treatment Center

The Virginia General Assemby, Harvey said, has been “woefully inadequate” in its support of Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute. The facility will be added to the small list of such centers that use a proton beam generated by a mini-particle accelerator to target cancerous tissue without harming the surrounding healthy tissue.