Proton Therapy

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Resources

The National Association for Proton Therapy
A nonprofit group founded to educate the public about proton therapy, the National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) promotes its therapeutic benefits in cancer treatment. The site provides information and resources for patients, including a Community Forum where practitioners, patients, journalists, and others discuss the pros and cons of proton therapy. 

Proton Collaborative Group
The Proton Collaborative Group (PCG) is a nonprofit, working association of more than 80 community and research center physicians. This group provides a mechanism for radiation oncologists to conduct multi-site proton therapy trials. This site publishes research and provides information about ongoing clinical trials studying outcomes for patients treated with proton therapy.

Pediatric Proton Foundation
Founded by a family whose child was treated with proton therapy, this organization’s mission is to provide education, advocacy, and assistance to families with children who could benefit from this therapy.