Proton Therapy

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Resources

Below is a list of online resources you may find helpful for learning about proton therapy and the various treatments and support networks available.

The National Association for Proton Therapy
www.proton-therapy.org
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. 

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

Proton Collaborative Group
pcgresearch.org
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.