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Proton Therapy Centers in the United States

This website is provided by Robert D. Ferre, author of the books Proton Therapy Destroys Cancer and Prostate Cancer Conquered by Proton Therapy. More information is available through the links on the navigation bar above. 

We now list 40 centers operating in the United States with 19 in planning or construction stages. This list was updated July, 2022.

CENTERS IN OPERATION: ALPHABETICAL LIST BY STATE AND CITY

PBS = Pencil Beam Scanning (the latest and most accurate technology). Yes or no.
A gantry turns around the patient.
A fixed beam stays in one place, or shifts up to 60 degrees of movement .
Low energy sites specializing only in ocular tumors are not included.

1. Alabama, Birmingham
Proton International
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
400 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Tel: 800.822.8816
http://www.uabmedicine.org/proton
Mevion single gantry (S250i)
PBS: Yes

2. Alabama, Birmingham
Providence Proton Therapy
1200 Corporate Drive, Suite 470
Birmingham, AL 35242
Tel: 205.641.0775
http://providenceprotontherapy.com/
IBA ProteusOne single gantry
PBS: Yes

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

4. California, Loma Linda
James M. Slater MD Proton Treatment and Research Center
11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354
Tel: 800.PROTONS (800.776.8667)
http://www.protons.com
Opened: 1990
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: No
Have treated more than 25,000 patients, pioneered proton therapy

5. California, San Diego
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center
9730 Summers Ridge Rd., San Diego, CA 92121
Tel: 858.549.7400
http://www.californiaprotons.com
Opened: 2014 as Scripps Proton Therapy Center. New ownership December, 2017
Three gantries, two fixed beam
PBS: Yes

6. Florida, Delray Beach
Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33484
Tel: 561.498.4440
https://www.delraymedicalctr.com/
One gantry, Varian, Developed by Proton International
PBS: Yes

7. Florida, Jacksonville
Ackerman Cancer Center
10881 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32223
Tel: 904.880.5522
http://www.ackermancancercenter.com/proton-therapy/what-is-proton-therapy/
Opened: 2015
One gantry
First private physician-funded proton center in U.S.
Has Medicare registry (trial) for proton therapy.
Report of my visit: Ackerman
PBS: No

8. Florida, Jacksonville
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
2015 N. Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206
Tel: 904.588.1800
http://www.floridaproton.org
Opened: 2006, 2020 update
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes
Report of my visit: UFvisit

9. Florida, Miami
The Dwoskin Proton Therapy Center
1475 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
305.243.5302
https://www.umiamihealth.org/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center/treatments-and-services/proton-therapy/
Varian, One Treatment room

10. Florida, Miami
Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South
8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176
Tels: 786.527.8010, 786.596.2000
http://www.ufhealthcancerorlando.com/centers/proton-therapy-center
Opened 2018
Three gantries
PBS: Yes

11. Florida, Orlando
The Marjorie and Leonard Williams Center for Proton Therapy
University of Florida Health Center
1400 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806
Tels: 321.841.8650 / 321.841.1869
http://www.ufhealthcancerorlando.com/centers/proton-therapy-center
Opened: 2016
One Mevion S250, 15,000 sq. ft. facility
PBS: No
Has space for future expansion.

12. Georgia, Atlanta
Emory Proton Treatment Center
615 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Tel: 707.217.7565
http://www.emoryproton.com
Opened: 2018
Four gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes

13. Illinois, Warrenville
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center
4455 Weaver Parkway, Warrenville, IL 60555 (Chicago area)
Tel: 877.887.5807
http://www.chicagoprotoncenter.com
Opened: 2010
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS: Yes

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

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

16. Massachusetts, Boston
Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Tel: 617.724.1680
http://www.massgeneral.org/radiationoncology/BurrProtonCenter.aspx
Opened: 2003, 2019 update
Two gantries, one fixed beam
Plus new synchrotron-powered system by ProTom.
PBS: Yes

17. Michigan, Flint
McLaren Proton Therapy Center
4100 Beecher Road, Flint, MI 48532
Tel: 855.697.7684
https://www.mclaren.org/main/proton-therapy-center
Opened: 2019
 Two gantries, third one due in 2023.
PBS: Yes

18. Michigan, Royal Oak
Proton Therapy Center at Beaumont Hospital Cancer Institute
3601 W. Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Tel: 248.551.8402
http://www.beaumont.org/treatments/proton-therapy
Opened July, 2017
One IBA ProteusOne gantry
PBS: Yes
Developing new SPArc technology beaming from revolving gantry.

19. Minnesota, Rochester
Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Center
190 Second Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901
Tel: 507.284.2511
http://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/proton-beam-therapy-program/sections/proton-therapy-facilities/gnc-20187682
Opened: 2015
Four gantries (current expansion will add two more, open in 2025)
PBS: Yes
They do many clinical trials. Charge the same for protons as for x-rays.

20. Missouri, Saint Louis
Mercy Proton Therapy Center
David C. Pratt Cancer Center at Mercy Hospital
607 S. New Ballas Road
Creve Coeur (Saint Louis), MO 63141
314.251.6400
https://www.mercy.net/service/proton-beam-therapy/
One gantry, Mevion S250i

21. Missouri, St. Louis
S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center
224 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Tel: 314.286.1222
http://www.siteman.wustl.edu/treatment/siteman-approach/radiation/proton-beam-therapy/
Opened: 2013, 2020 (new unit)
Two gantries (Mevion S250, S250i)
PBS: Yes (new unit)

22. New Jersey, Brunswick
The Laurie Proton Therapy Center Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Tel: 888.MD.RWJUH (888.637.9584)
http://www.rwjuh.edu/proton-therapy/proton-therapy.aspx
Opened: 2015
One gantry
PBS: Yes

23. New Jersey, Somerset
ProCure Proton Therapy Center
103 Cedar grove Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
Tel: 877.967.7628
http://www.procure.com
Open: 2012
One gantry, two inclined beams, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes

24. New York, New York
New York Proton Center
225 E. 126th Street, New York, NY 10035
Tel: (833) 697-7686
http://www.nyproton.com
Opened: 2019
Varian: Four treatment rooms plus one for research
PBS: Yes
250,000 sq. ft. facility plus separate call center.

25. Ohio, Cincinnati
Children’s Proton Therapy Center
7777 Yankee Road
Liberty Township, OH 45044
Tel: 877.881.8479
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/p/proton-therapy
Opened: 2016
Three gantries
PBS: Yes
One gantry for research.

26. Ohio, Cleveland
University Hospital Seidman Cancer Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106
Tel: 855.318.8390
http://www.uhhospitals.org/seidman/services/radiation-oncology/our-technology/proton-therapy
Opened: 2016
One gantry
PBS: No

27. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Proton Center
5901 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73142
Tel: 888.847.2640
http://www.OKCproton.com
Opened: 2009 as ProCure, new ownership April, 2019
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS: No, but expects to upgrade by summer, 2022.

28. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Stephenson Cancer Center Proton Center at the University of Oklahoma
800 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Tel: 855.750.2273
http://www.stephensoncancercenter.org/Patients/Clinics-Services/Proton-Therapy
Opened: 2015
Clinitron 250TM by Mevion
PBS: No
Impenetrable website. No information.

29. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Roberts Proton Therapy Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 800.789.7366
http://www.pennprotontherapy.org
Year opened: 2010
IBA: Four gantries, one fixed beam, one research
PBS: Yes
Calls itself largest in the world. Opening second center in New Jersey (with PBS)

30. Tennessee, Franklin (Nashville)
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Nashville
4588 Carothers Pkwy, Franklin, TN 37067
Tel: 844.726.8884
http://www.nashvilleproton.com
Year opened: 2018
Two gantries, one fixed beam (ProNova)
PBS: Yes

31. Tennessee, Knoxville
Thompson Proton Center (formerly Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center)
6450 Provision Cares Way, Knoxville, TN 37909
Tel: 865.862.1600
http://www.thompsoncancer.com
Year opened: 2014 (Purchased by Covenant Health in July, 2022)
Two gantries one fixed beam (IBA) and
one gantry one fixed beam (ProNova)

32. Tennessee, Memphis
St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center (Children only)
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Tel: 866.278.5833
http://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.

33. Texas, Irving (Dallas)
Texas Center for Proton Therapy
1501 West Royal Lane, Irving, TX 75063
Tel: 469.513.5500
http://www.texascenterforprotontherapy.com
Opened: 2015
Two gantries, one fixed beam
IBA Proteus technology
PBS: Yes
Has a Medicare registry (trial) for proton therapy.

34. Texas, Houston
M. D. Anderson Proton Therapy Center
1840 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 77054
Tel: 866.632.4782
http://www.mdanderson.org/patients-family/diagnosis-treatment/care-centers-clinics/proton-therapy-center.html
Opened: 2006
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes
Current plans are to double capacity by 2022 with new treatment rooms.

35. Utah, Salt Lake City
Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
The Senator Orrin G. Hatch Center for Proton Therapy
1950 Cir of Hope Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801.585.0100
https://healthcare.utah.edu/huntsmancancerinstitute/treatment/proton-therapy.php
Mevion S250i single room
Opened: 2021

36. Virginia, Fairfax
Inova Mather Proton Therapy Center
Inova Shar Cancer Institute
8081 Innovation Park Dr., Fairfax, VA 22031
571.472.0606
http://www.inova.org
Two gantries, IBA ProteusOne with pencil beam scanning and cone beam imaging
PBS: Yes

37. Virginia, Hampton
Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute
40 Enterprise Parkway, Hampton, VA 23666
Tel: 757.251.6800
http://www.hamptonproton.org
Opened: 2010
Four gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: No

38. Washington, Seattle
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Proton Therapy Center
1570 North 115th Street, Seattle WA 98133
Tel: 877.897.7628
http://www.sccaprotontherapy.com
Date opened: 2013
One gantry, one fixed beam
PBS: No

39. Washington, D.C.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington DC 20057
Tel: 855.546.2805
http://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/cancer-care/treatments/proton-beam-therapy/
Gantries: 1 (first Mevion 250Si with pencil beam scanning and Hyperscan imagery).
PBS: Yes

40. Washington, D.C.
Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center
Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Rd NW,
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: 202.804.3343
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/centers/proton-therapy-center/
Three gantries

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PROTON CENTERS UNDER CONSTRUCTION OR IN PLANNING
All are assumed to have Pencil Beam Scanning (PBS)
Not included are expansions of currently operating centers

1. Arkansas, Little Rock
UAMS Proton Therapy Center
UAMS Health
4301 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
501.686.7000
http://www.uamshealth.com/
Opening 2023

2. Connecticut, Danbury
Danbury Proton Therapy Center
85 Wooster Heights
Danbury, CT 06492
http://www.danburyproton.com
One gantry
Opening 2024
Mevion S250i
Delay in getting Certificate of Need

3. Connecticut, Wallingford
Connecticut Proton Therapy Center, LLC
932 Northrup Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
Opening 2023
One gantry
Developed by Proton International
Partners: Yale NewHaven Health and Hartford Healthcare

4. Florida, Ft Meyers
Advocate Radiation Oncology
Southwest Florida Proton
15681 New Hampshire Court
Fort Meyers, FL 33908
239.437-1977
Website: http://www.advocatero.com
Opening: 2023
IBA ProteusONE

5. Florida, Jacksonville
Mayo Clinic
Address: Near the new Mangurian Building
4500 Mellish Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Telephone: 904.953.2000
Website: http://www.mayoclinic.org
Opening: 2023
Two gantries
This will be the third proton therapy center in Jacksonville.

6. Florida, Orlando
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center, Orlando
15775 New Independence Parkway
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Opening: 2022
Two gantries plus one fixed beam (ProNova)
Construction has been delayed due to Bankruptcy and restructuring debt.

7. Florida, Tampa
Tampa Institute for Proton Therapy
813.582-5823
https://topdocsfl.com
Proton International
One treatment room
The Cancer Institute at Tampa General Hospital will manage the center

8. Kansas, Kansas City
University of Kansas Health System
4000 Cambridge
Kansas City, KS 66103
Tel: 913.588.1227
https://www.kansashealthsystem.com/about-us/academic-advantage/proton-therapy-initiative
Opening: 2021
One gantry (IBA ProteusOne)

9. Kansas, Kansas City
Provision CARES Cancer Center and Proton Therapy Center
Location to be determined
Kansas City, KS
Opening: 2022
Three treatment rooms, ProNova Equipment
Project on hold due to bankruptcy.

10. Kansas, Overland Park (Kansas City)
Kansas City Proton Institute
KCUC Urology & Oncology
5300 Indian Creek Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66207
Tel: 913.780-3388
http://www.KCUC.com
Opening: 2023
One gantry (Mevion S250i)
Privately owned and physician-led

11. Illinois, Peoria
OSF HealthCare
800 NE Glen Oaks Ave., Peoria, IL 61603
Tel: 309.655.2850
Opening: 2023

12. Louisiana, Baton rouge
Louisiana ProtonCare Center
Provident ProtonCare,a division of Provident Resource Group
Baton Rouge, LA
One gantry
Project delayed

13. New Jersey, Voorhees Township
Virtua Voorhees Hospital
100 Bowman Drive
Voorhees Township, NJ 08043
856.247.3000
https://www.virtua.org/services/cancer-treatment/virtua-cancer-program/penn-medicine-virtua-health-proton-therapy-center
In conjunction with Penn Medicine
Opening: 2022
Varian, one treatment room

14. New Mexico, Albuquerque
New Mexico Cancer Center
4901 Lang Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
505.842.8171
http://www.NMcancercenter.org
Opening: 2024
Single ProteusOne IBA

15. North Carolina, Charlotte
Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute
200 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
980.442.2000
http://www.atriumhealth.org
Opening: late 2023
One gantry Mevion s250i

16. Ohio, Columbus
Ohio State University's James Cancer Hospital and Nationwide Children's Hospital
Part of Wexner Medical Center
410 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio
614.293.8000
https://health.osu.edu/health/cancer/flash-cancer-treatment
Opening: 2023
Varian ProBeam 360 designed to reach 400 Gy for Flash therapy.

17. Pennsylvania, Lancaster
Lancaster General Health
Ann B. Bershinger Cancer Institute Proton Therapy Center
2102 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
888.544.4636
https://www.lancastergeneralhealth.org/
Opening: 2022
One treatment room

18. Texas, San Antonio
University of Texas Health Science Center
UT Health San Antonio Proton Therapy and Research Center
The Mays Cancer Center
Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Steven Lee: 210.450.3823
http://www.uthscsa.edu/
Opening: 2023
One treatment room (Proton International, developer)

19. Wisconsin, Madison
University of Wisconsin Health Proton Therapy Center
Eastpark Drive
Madison, WI
608.440.6400
http://uwhealth.org/proton-therapy
Opening: 2024
One treatment room, special Marie system with patient treated in a sitting position
developed by Leo Cancer Care.

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.