After five years of a slowly increasing PSA and a number of biopsies, I was notified on September 16, 2010 that cancerous cells were detected. I had read and conducted a lot of research on the Internet — just in case I was ever detected as positive. I immediately called Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute […]
Back in June of 2016, I had a high PSA and my doctor recommended a biopsy; prostate cancer was discovered during that biopsy. When I was diagnosed, I was devastated. I thought that was a death sentence. This disease runs in my family. My uncle and my cousin both had prostate cancer and both opted […]
Billy Pulliam, a 2020 HUPTI Graduate and Prostate Cancer Survivor from Williamsburg, shares his story about being treated using proton therapy. “I’m so glad I could get proton therapy treatment. I want to let them know I really appreciate them.
Kevin Holmes received proton therapy treatments at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) after being diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 54. Holmes, who is from Washington DC, drove about two and a half hours just to receive treatment at HUPTI. “I believed so strongly in Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute that […]