Loma Linda Stats

Posted by Jim Tuggey on September 30th, 2010 — Posted in General, Proton Facilities

Loma Linda has completed 14,829 Proton treatments to date.  10,281 are Prostate. Head and Neck (822), Chordoma/Chondrasarcoma (562), and brain (506) are the next in line with breast increasing each month.

FYI: A chondrosarcoma is a type of cancer[1] of the cartilage. Chondrosarcoma is a cartilage-based tumor and is in a category of cancers called sarcomas. About 25% of primary bone cancers (meaning those which start in the bone) are chondrosarcomas.

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