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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.

We now list 32 centers operating in the United States with 14 in planning or construction stages. This list was updated August 23, 2019.

CENTERS IN OPERATION: ALPHABETICAL LIST BY STATE AND CITY

PBS = Pencil Beam Scanning (the latest and most accurate technology). Yes or no.
Gantry turns around the patient.
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. 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: No
Have treated more than 25,000 patients, pioneered proton therapy

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

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

5. 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.
Has Medicare registry (trial) for proton therapy.
Report of my visit: Ackerman
PBS: No

6. Florida, Jacksonville
University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
2015 N. Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206
904.588.1800
www.floridaproton.org
Opened: 2006, 2020 update
Three gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: New expansion under way.
Report of my visit: UFvisit
PBS: No, but soon (2020)

7. Florida, Miami
Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South
8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL 33176
786.527.8010, 786.596.2000
www.baptisthealth.net/en/lp/pages/miami-cancer-institute.aspx
Opened 2018
Three gantries
PBS: Yes

8. 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 Mevion S250, 15,000 sq. ft. facility
PBS: No
Has space for future expansion.

9. Georgia, Atlanta
Emory Proton Treatment Center
615 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Telephone: 707.217.7565
https://www.georgiaproton.com
Opened: 2018
Four gantries, one fixed beam
PBS: Yes

10. Illinois, Warrenville
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center
4455 Weaver Parkway, Warrenville, IL 60555 (Chicago area)
877.887.5807
www.chicagoprotoncenter.com
Opened: 2010
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS: No

11. 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: Yes

12. 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.

13. 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, 2019 update
Two gantries, one fixed beam
Plus new synchrotron-powered system by ProTom being installed.
PBS: Yes

14. 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
Developing new SPArc technology beaming from revolving gantry.

15. 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. Charge the same for protons as for x-rays.

16. 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, 2020 (new unit)
One gantry (Mevion S250, one S250i)
PBS: Yes (new unit)
New treatment room (Mevion S250i) being installed, with pencil beam scanning.

17. 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 (888.637.9584)
www.rwjuh.edu/proton-therapy/proton-therapy.aspx
Opened: 2015
One gantry
PBS: Yes

18. 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: No

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

20. Ohio, Cincinnati
Children’s Proton Therapy Center
7777 Yankee Road
Liberty Township, OH 45044
877.881.8479
www.cincinnatichildrens.org
Opened: 2016
Three gantries
PBS: Yes
One gantry for research.

21. 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

22. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Proton Center
5901 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73142
888.847.2640
www.OKproton.com
Opened: 2009 as ProCure, new ownership April, 2019
One gantry, three fixed beam
PBS: ?
New ownership in December, 2018.

23. 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
PBS: ?
Impenetrable website. No information.

24. 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: N
Calls itself largest in the world (not). Opening second center in New Jersey (with PBS)

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

26. 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.

27. 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.

28. 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
PBS: Yes
Has a Medicare registry (trial) for proton therapy.

29. 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: ?
Current plans are to double capacity by 2022 with new treatment rooms.

30. 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: No

31. Washington, Seattle
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Proton Therapy Center
1570 North 115th Street, Seattle WA 98133
877.897.7628
www.sccaprotontherapy.com
Date opened: 2013
1G 2F
PBS: No

32. Washington, D.C.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington DC 20057
855.546.2805
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

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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. Alabama, Birmingham
Providence Proton Center
St. Vincents - Birmingham
1200 Corporate Drive, Suite 470
Birmingham, AL 35242
James Curtis: 205.451.7839
http://providenceprotontherapy.com/
Opening: 2020?
IBA ProteusOne single gantry

2. Alabama, Birmingham
Proton International
University of Alabama at Birmungham (UAB)
Birmingham, AL
Telephone?
http://cancercenter.uab.edu/newsroom/construction-begins-on-states-first-proton-therapy-center/
Mevion single gantry (S250i)
Opening: 2020?

3. Florida, Jacksonville
Mayo Clinic
Address: Near the new Mangurian Building
Mellish Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: 2023
Two gantries
This will be the third proton therapy center in Jacksonville.

4. Florida, Miami
University of Miami Health System Sylvester Cmprehensive Cancer Center
1475 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
305.699.6417
https://umiamihealth.org/sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center
Opening: 2020
Varian, One Treatment room

5. Florida, Orlando
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center, Orlando
Address: ?
Telephone: ?
Website: ?
Opening: ?
Two gantries plus one fixed beam (ProNova)
Project seems to be delayed.

6. Kansas, Kansas City
University of Kansas Health System
4000 Cambridge
Kansas City, KS
Tel: 913.588.1227
Website: www.kansashealthsystem.com
Opening: 2021
One gantry (IBA ProteusOne)

7. Louisiana, Baton rouge
Louisiana ProtonCare Center
Provident ProtonCare,a division of Provident Resource Group
Baton Rouge, LA
Opening: 2021

8. Michigan, Flint
The McLaren Proton Therapy Center
G-4100 Beecher Road, Flint, MI 48532
855.697.7686
No working website, phone not answered.
Opening: ?
Three gantries?
Installing Russian-made equipment.

9. Missouri, Saint Louis
Mercy Hospital
615 New Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO 63141
(314) 251-6000
Varian single room
Opening: 2022
One gantry

10. New Jersey, Voorhees Township
Virtua Voorhees Hospital
100 Bowman Drive
Voorhees Township, NJ 08043856.247.3000
https://www.virtua.org/news/proton-therapy-to-south-jersey
In conjuncion wih Penn Medicine
Varian, one treatment room
Opening: 2020

11. North Carolina, Durham
Duke University HEalth System
Durham, NC
Two treatment rooms by ProNova
Opening: 2020

12. 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
Mevion S250i single room.
Opening: 2021

13. 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

14. Washington, D.C.
Sibley Johns Hopkins National 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.

2. California, Long Beach
Todd Cancer Pavillion, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2810 Long Beach Bouevard, Long Beach, CA 90806
Seem to have been approved in 2013, no current activity. Nothing on website.

3. California, San Diego
Scripps Proton Therapy Center
Went bankrupt in 2017. Now operating under new management as the California Protons Cancer Therapy Center (see active list)

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

5. Indiana, Bloomington
Indiana University Proton Therapy Center
Decommissioned in 2014 due to cost of updating or replacing.
This is the only functioning proton therapy center that has permanently closed. Others have changed owners but remain open.

6. Louisiana, New Orleans
Louisiana Proton Therapy Center
Provision Healthcare, LLC
Two gantries, one fixed beam (ProNova)
Planned collaboration fell through. Project is on hold.

7. Massachusetts, Boston
Tufts University School of Medicine
Can't find a any further mention of this since 2012.

8. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
ProCure Proton Therapy Center
5901 W. Memorial Road
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
New owners bought center out of bankruptcy in December, 2018.

9. Texas, Dallas
Dallas Proton Therapy Center
Bankrupt before it was built. No current intention to open.

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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