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The Value of Proton Therapy

Tyler was only six when he was diagnosed with cancer. He was treated at Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute with proton therapy and is now a healthy 11 year old who loves to laugh and play.

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Clinical Benefits of Proton Therapy

Proton Therapy offers distinct advantages and benefits due to the lower radiation doses delivered to healthy tissues and critical structures than standard radiation therapy. Click below to learn more.

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Cancers treated with Proton Therapy

Many different types of cancers benefit from the advantages and benefits of proton therapy treatment. Click below to learn more.

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There are 40 regional proton therapy centers across the United States. Click below to find a center near you.

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The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1990 to educate and raise public awareness about the clinical benefits of proton therapy. It serves as a resource center for patients, physicians, health care providers, insurers, academic medical centers, hospitals, cancer centers, Medicare, the U.S. Congress, health care agencies, and the news media. The NAPT’s supporting members include 40 of the nation’s leading cancer centers, a number of whom are National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers and National Comprehensive Care Network (NCCN) members.

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