Proton Therapy

Resources

There are many resources on this page with information about proton therapy. These guides and trusted resources answer many of the most common questions asked about proton therapy. 

If you or your caregiver are seeking additional information or resources, our Patient Care Coordinators are available to help provide you with answers or additional resources.

Caregiver A person who gives care to people who need help, such as children, older people or patients who have chronic illnesses or disabilities. A person who gives care to people who need help taking care of themselves, such as children, older people or patients who have chronic illnesses or disabilities. Caregivers may be health professionals, family members, friends, social workers or members of the clergy. They may give care at home, in a hospital or in another health care setting.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center - Proton Therapy

Patient Care Coordinators
Guide to Your Care at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center - Proton Therapy
Guide to Your Care at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center - Proton Therapy

A Guide to Proton Therapy 

Proton therapy is effective in treating many types of cancers, as well as some non-cancerous tumors. Learn more about how proton therapy works for different disease types. 

Support for Patients  

Prostate Cancer Support Group 

Prostate Dinner Club is a monthly support group open to past, current and prospective prostate cancer patients who received or plan to receive proton therapy at our facility. The support group meets virtually on the 4th Wednesday of every month and usually features a special topic and guest speaker for the first part of the session, followed by time to connect with others or ask questions. The support group is led by a moderator from Cancer Lifeline.

Location: Held virtually via Zoom
Date: 4th Wednesday of every month
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM

For more information, please email concierge.proton@fredhutch.org  

Proton Therapy Social Media Channels

Stay connected by following us on our proton therapy social media channels where we share patient stories and the latest research of our doctor-researchers. We also have a monthly Fred Hutch – Proton Center newsletter to keep in touch with our community.