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Proton Therapy

Which kind of tumour can be treated with protons at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin?

The Charité in Berlin performs proton therapy of intraocular tumours at the HZB. Patients profit from the clinical and operating knowledge that results from our experience of many years in this special field of precision radiotherapy.

photography of eyeground - enlarged view

Photography of the eyeground. The ophthalmologist examines the inner eye with a fundus camera. In this picture, the tumour region can be identified from the large pigmented area.

iris melanoma - enlarged view

Iris melanoma. Even for non-specialists, the transformation of the iris in this picture due to pigmented tumour cells is clearly visible.