Resources for Patients

Resources for Learning About Proton Therapy.

Understanding your options for cancer treatment is important.  While the following resources can help you to learn more about proton therapy, it is important to discuss to your treatment with your doctor and healthcare team.

General Resources

American Society for Radiation Oncology (Insurance Coverage Recommendations)

National Association for Proton Therapy

National Cancer Institute

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (Treatment Guidelines for Cancers)


National Patient Support and Advocacy Groups

Alliance for Proton Therapy Access

Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation

Patient Advocate Foundation

Stupid Cancer

Brotherhood of the Balloon

National Cancer Organizations

American Cancer Society

The National Children’s Cancer Society

Radiation Oncology Organizations

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG)

Pediatric Radiation Oncology Society (PROS)