1 What are protons or proton beams? Are they dangerous?
2 What is the difference between proton and X-ray radiation?
3 What are the advantages of proton radiation therapy?
4 Can children also be treated with proton therapy?
5 Are there other hospitals of this type in Switzerland?
6 Why is this hospital being built in a community nearby the Lake of Lucerne?
7 Is proton radiation dangerous? Can radiation be released from the center?
8 Will the patient be radioactive after treatment?
9 Will any radioactive waste be produced?
10 Will there be radiation from the building structure?
11 Which special approvals must be obtained from the authorities, which inspections have to be passed and why?
12 Are any co-operations being planned?
13 How many jobs will be created?
14 How much additional traffic will arise?
15 When will the center open?
16 Why haven't I heard of proton therapy?