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Proton Therapy Centers in the United States

This website is provided by Robert D. Ferre, author of the books Best Prostate Cancer Treatment: Proton Beam Therapy and Prostate Cancer and Proton Therapy. More information is available through the links on the navagation bar above. Eventually we will have detailed information for each of the centers.

Recent additions (updated September, 2017) under Centers in Operation:
Michigan, Royal Oak
Washington D.C.

Recent additions (September, 2017) for Centers planning or under construction:
Virginia, Fairfax
Alabama, Birmingham

We now list 27 centers operating in the United States with 16 in planning or construction stages.

CENTERS IN OPERATION: ALPHABETICAL LIST BY STATE AND CITY

PBS = Pencil Beam Scanning
Fixed beam includes up to 60 degrees of movement
Low energy sites specializing only in ocular tumors are not included.

1. Arizona, Phoenix
Mayo Clinic Proton Beam therapy Center
5881 E, Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054
480.369-5200
www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/proton-beam-therapy-program/sections/proton-therapy-facilities/gnc-20187682
Opened: 2016
Four gantries
PBS: Yes

2. California, Loma Linda
James M. Slater MD Proton Treatment and Research Center
11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354
800.PROTONS (800.776.8667)
www.protons.com
Opened: 1990
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS:
Treated more than 20,000 patients, pioneered proton therapy

3. California, San Diego
Scripps Proton Therapy Center
9730 Summers Ridge Rd., San Diego, CA 92121
858.549.7400
www.scripps.org/locations/specialty-centers__scripps-proton-therapy-center
Opened: 2014
Three gantries, two fixed beam
PBS: 5

4. Florida, Jacksonville
Ackerman Cancer Center
10881 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32223
904.880.5522
www.ackermancancercenter.com/proton-therapy/what-is-proton-therapy/
Opened: 2015
One gantry
First private physician-funded proton center in U.S.
Joined Provision's registry for proton therapy.

5. Florida, Jacksonville
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
2015 N. Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206
904.588.1800
www.floridaproton.org
Opened: 2006
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: No
2018 expansion planned?

6. Florida, Orlando
The Marjorie and Leonard Williams Center for Proton Therapy,
University of Florida Health Center
1400 S. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32806
321.841.8650 / 321.841.1869
www.ufhealthcancerorlando.com/centers/proton-therapy-center
Opened: 2016
One partial gantry (Mevion S250), 15,000 sq. ft. facility
PBS: Yes

7. Illinois, Warrenville
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center
4455 Weaver Parkway, Warrenville, IL 60555 (Chicago area)
877.887.5807
www.cdhprotoncenter.com
Opened: 2010
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS:

8. Louisiana, Shreveport
Willis-Knighton Proton Therapy Center
2600 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71103
318.212.8300
www.wkhs.com/Cancer/Cancer-Treatment-Services/Proton-Therapy/Proton-Therapy-Facts.aspx
Opened: 2014
One gantry (IBA ProteusONE)
PBS:

9. Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland Proton Treatment Center
850 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
410.369.5200
www.mdproton.com
Opened: 2016
Three gantry, two fixed beam ?
PBS: Yes
Charges the same for proton therapy as for x-ray radiation.

10. Massachusetts, Boston
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114
617.724.1680
www.massgeneral.org/radiationoncology/BurrProtonCenter.aspx
Opened: 2003
Two gantries, one fixed beam
New synchrotron-powered system by ProTom being installed.

11. Michigan, Royal Oak
Proton Therapy Center at Beaumont Hospital Cancer Institute
3601 W. Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073
248.551.8402
www.beaumont.org/treatments/proton-therapy
Opened July, 2017
One IBA ProteusOne gantry
PBS: Yes

12. Minnesota, Rochester
Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Center
190 Second Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
507.284.2511
www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/proton-beam-therapy-program/sections/proton-therapy-facilities/gnc-20187682
Opened: 2015
Four gantries
PBS: Yes
They do many clinical trials.

13. Missouri, St. Louis
S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center
St. Louis, MO
314.286.1222
www.siteman.wustl.edu/treatment/siteman-approach/radiation/proton-beam-therapy/
Opened: 2013
One gantry (Mevion S250)
PBS:

14. New Jersey, Brunswick
The Laurie Proton Therapy Center Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
888.MD.RWJUH
www.rwjuh.edu/proton-therapy/proton-therapy.aspx
Opened: 2015
One gantry
PBS:

15. New Jersey, Somerset
ProCure Proton Therapy Center
103 Cedar grove Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
877.967.7628
www.procure.com/New-Jersey-Explore
Open: 2012
Four gantries
PBS:

16. Ohio, Cincinnati
Children’s Proton Therapy Center
Liberty Township, OH
877.881.8479
www.cincinnatichildrens.org
Opened: 2016
Three gantries
PBS: Yes
One gantry for research.

17. Ohio, Cleveland
University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
866.UH4.CARE (866.844.2273)
www.uhhospitals.org/seidman/services/radiation-oncology/our-technology/proton-therapy
Opened: 2016
One gantry
PBS: Yes

18. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
ProCure Proton Therapy Center
5901 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73142
888.847.2640
www.procure.com/Oklahoma-Explore
Opened: 2009
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS:

19. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Stephenson Cancer Center Proton Center at the University of Oklahoma
800 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
855.750.2273
www.oumedicine.com/cancer
Opened: 2015?
Clinitron 250TM by Mevion
Impenetrable website.

20. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Roberts Proton Therapy Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104
800.789.7366
www.pennprotontherapy.org
Year opened: 2010
IBA: Four gantries, one fixed beam, one research
PBS:
Calls itself largest in the world (not)

21. Tennessee, Knoxville
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center
6450 Provision Cares Way, Knoxville, TN 37909
865.862.1600
www.provisionproton.com
Year opened: 2014
Two gantries one fixed beam (IBA) and
one gantry one fixed beam (ProNova)
Treatment here was the subject of Robert Ferre's book.

22. Tennessee, Memphis
St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center (Children only)
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
866.278.5833
www.stjude.org/treatment/services/radiation-oncology/proton-therapy.html
Opened: 2015
Two gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes
Red Frog Events raised millions for the center, hence the name.

23. Texas, Irving (Dallas)
Texas Center for Proton Therapy
1501 West Royal Lane, Irving, TX 75063
469.513.5500
www.texascenterforprotontherapy.com
Opened: 2015
Two gantries, one fixed beam
IBA Proteus technology
Joining Provision's registry for proton therapy.

24. Texas, Houston
M. D. Anderson Proton Therapy Center
1840 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 77054
866.632.4782
www.mdanderson.org/patients-family/diagnosis-treatment/care-centers-clinics/proton-therapy-center.html
Opened: 2006
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS:

25. Virginia, Hampton
Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute
40 Enterprise Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666
757.251.6800
www.hamptonproton.org
Opened: 2010
Four gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: ?

26. Washington, Seattle
ProCure SCCA Proton Therapy Center
1570 North 115th Street, Seattle WA 98133
877.897.7628
www.sccaprotontherapy.com
Date opened: 2013
1G 2F
PBS: ?

27. Washington, D.C.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington DC 20057
Telephone: 855.546.2805
Website: www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/cancer-care/treatments/proton-beam-therapy/
Opening: As soon as new equipment is approved by FDA
Gantries: 1 (first Mevion 250Si with pencil beam scanning and Hyperscan imagery).

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PROTON CENTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION OR IN PLANNING
All are assumed to have Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS)

1. Alabama, Birmingham
Providence Proton Center
St. Vincents - Birmingham
1200 Corporate Drive, Suite 470
Birmingham, AL 35242
James Curtis: 205.451.7839
http://providenceprotontherapy.com/
2019
IBA ProteusOne single gantry

2. Alabama, Birmingham
Proton International
University of Alabama at Birmungham (UAB)
Birmingham, AL
Telephone?
http://www3.ccc.uab.edu/newsroom/uab-to-bring-proton-therapy-for-advanced-cancer-treatment-to-birmingham/
Varian single gantry (250si)

3. California, Long Beach
Todd Cancer Pavillion, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2810 Long Beach Bouevard, Long Beach, CA 90806
562.933.0900
www.memorialcare.org
Opening: ?
Gantries?
Seem to have been approved in 2013, no current activity.

4. California, Montebello
Los Angeles Proton Therapy Center
Campus of Beverly Hospital
949.365.0088
http://www.beverlymph.com/
Three-room Mevion S250mx
Opening: Website says 2017, but that seems unlikely.
Their EB-5 investment status seems to have ended in June, 2016. I don't know if this is still active.

5. Florida, Delray Beach
Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33484
561.498.4440
https://www.delraymedicalctr.com/ (no info on proton therapy)
Opening: ?
One gantry, Varian, Developed by Proton International

6. Florida, Miami
Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South
8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176
Miami, FL
786.527.8010, 786.596.2000
www.baptisthealth.net/en/lp/pages/miami-cancer-institute.aspx
Opening: 2017
Gantries ? Fixed beam ?

7. Florida, Orlando
Provision Center for Proton Therapy
Address: ?
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: ?
Two gantries plus one fixed beam (ProNova)

8. Georgia, Atlanta
Emory Proton Therapy Center
1365 Clifton Road NE, Building C, Atlanta, GA 30322
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: Late 2018
Four gantries, one fixed beam

9. Louisiana, Baton rouge
Louisiana ProtonCare Center
Provident ProtonCare,a division of Provident Resource Group
Baton Rouge, LA

10. Louisiana, New Orleans
Louisiana Proton Therapy Center
Provision Healthcare, LLC
Address: ?
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: ?
Two gantries, one fixed beam (ProNova)

11. Massachusetts, Boston
Tufts University School of Medicine
Address: ?
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: ?
Gantries:?
Can't find a any further mention of this.

12. Michigan, Flint
The McLaren Proton Therapy Center
G-4100 Beecher Road, Flint, MI 48532
855.697.7686
No working website
Opening: Late 2017
Three gantries?
Original vendor, ProTom International bankruptcy caused delay. Now installing Russian-made equipment.

13. New York, New York
New York Proton Center
755 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: ?
https://www.newyorkprotoncenter.com/
Opening: 2018
Varian: Four treatmment rooms plus one for research
250,000 sq. ft. facility plus separate call center.

14. Tennessee, Franklin (Nashville)
Scott Hamilton Proton Therapy Center
4588 Carothers Pkwy, Franklin, TN 37067
844.726.8884
www.scottcares.org
Opening: 2018
Two gantries, one fixed beam (ProNova)

15. Virginia, Fairfax
Inova Schar Cancer Institute at Inova Center for Personalized Health
3225 Gallows Road
Fairfax, VA 22031
571.472.2400
www.inova.org
Opening: 2020
Two gantries, IBA ProteusOne with pencil beam scanning and cone beam imaging

16. Washington, D.C.
John Hopkins Sibley Hospital Proton Therapy Center
5255 Loughboro Rd NW, , Washington, DC 20016
Telephone: ?
Website:?
Opening: 2019
Three gantries, one fixed beam ?

CLOSED, DISCONTINUED, OR ON HOLD

1. California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Proton Therapy, LLC
2822 Cabot Road, Laguna Niuel, CA 92677
Original organizers sued by Securities and Exchange Commission for using EB-5 Immigrant investor program to raise $27 million from China, most of which was diverted to private accounts and back to companies in China. No construction ever took place.

3. Illinois, Decalb
Northern Illinois University
Project abandoned due to lack of financing

1. Indiana, Bloomington
Indiana University Proton Therapy Center
Decommissioned in 2014 due to cost of updating or replacing.

2. Texas, Dallas
Dallas Proton Therapy Center
Bankrupt. No current intention to open.

4. San Diego, California
University of California at San Diego
Proton/Particle TReatment and Research Center
Wisely decided to collaborate with nearby Scripps proton center
even though the hospitals are competitors.

FOREIGN PROTON CENTERS OF INTEREST

1. Prague, Czechoslovakia
www.proton-cancer-treatment.com

2. Shanghai, China
shmtppp.com

3. Seoul, Korea
www.nccproton.com

4. Galgenen, Switzerland
www.psi.ch/protontherapy/

5. Apollo Hospitals, in India, proton therapy center opening in mid-2017.
www.apollohospitals.com/departments/cancer/treatment/radiation-therapy

Also see www.ptcog.ch/index.php/facilities-in-operation for proton centers around the world.

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