How do you find hospitals that offer proton therapy?


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The National Association for Proton Therapy provides a list of hospitals, centers and institutes that offer proton therapy on its website at Proton-Therapy.org. The website provides a map with yellow stars in the location of an operating proton therapy center and a white star in locations where a hospital or institute that provides proton therapy is under construction. Proton Therapy Today also provides a list of clinical institutions that offer the treatment on its website at Proton-Therapy-Today.com.

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The Francis H. Burr Proton Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Laurie Proton Therapy Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital are two hospitals that offer operating proton therapy programs. Others include the James M. Slater, M.D. Proton Treatment and Research Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center; The Roberts Proton Therapy Center at University of PA Health System; and the Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, Louisiana, states the National Association for Proton Therapy.

Proton Therapy Today lists the country, city and institution name of hospitals and health care centers that perform proton therapy. It also provides the date the therapy is first accessible to patients and a link to learn more information. Mac Laren Hospital in Detroit is one hospital that provides proton therapy, explains Proton Therapy Today.

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