Operating Proton Centers in the U.S.

  1. James M. Slater, M.D. Proton Treatment and Research Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA (1990)
  2. UCSF Medical Center, Davis, CA (low energy system, treats only ocular tumors)
  3. Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (2003)
  4. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s Proton Center, Houston, TX (2006)
  5. University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute, Jacksonville, FL (2006)
  6. The Oklahoma Proton Center, Oklahoma City, OK (2009)
  7. Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, Chicago, IL (2010)
  8. Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute, Hampton, VA (2010)
  9. PENN Medicine Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Philadelphia, PA (2010)
  10. ProCure Proton Therapy Center, Somerset, NJ (2012)
  11. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center, Seattle, WA (2013)
  12. The S. Lee Kling Proton Beam Center at Siteman Cancer Center, St. Louis, MO (2013)
  13. Thompson Proton Center/Covenant Health (Formerly Provision CARES Proton Therapy), Knoxville, TN (2014)
  14. Willis-Knighton Proton Therapy Center, Shreveport, LA (2014)
  15. Ackerman Cancer Center, Jacksonville, FL (2015)
  16. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Laurie Proton Therapy Center, New Brunswick, NJ (2015)
  17. Texas Center for Proton Therapy, Irving, TX (2015)
  18. St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center, Memphis, TN (treats pediatric patients) (2015)
  19. Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Center, Rochester, MN (2015)
  20. Mayo Clinic Proton Beam Therapy Center, Phoenix, AZ (2016)
  21. Maryland Proton Treatment Center, Baltimore, MD (Univ. of MD) (2016)
  22. Center for Proton Therapy at Orlando Health/University of Florida Health Cancer Center, Orlando, FL (2016)
  23. University Hospitals Proton Therapy Center/Seidman, Cleveland OH (2016)
  24. Cincinnati Children’s Proton Therapy Center, Cincinnati, OH (treats pediatric patients) (2016)
  25. UC Health Proton Therapy Center, Cincinnati, OH
  26. Beaumont Proton Therapy Center, Royal Oak, MI (2017)
  27. California Protons Cancer Therapy Center, San Diego, CA (2017)
  28. Miami Cancer Institute Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL (2017)
  29. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (2018)
  30. Emory Proton Therapy Center, Atlanta, GA (2018)
  31. Provision CARES Proton Therapy, Nashville, TN (2018)
  32. Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren, Flint, MI (2019)
  33. New York Proton Center, New York, NY (2019)
  34. South Florida Proton Therapy Institute, Delray Beach, FL (2019)
  35. Stephenson Proton Center at University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK (2019)
  36. Johns Hopkins Sibley Hospital Proton Therapy Center, Washington, DC (2019)
  37. Proton International at University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL (2020)
  38. Inova Schar Cancer Institute Proton Therapy Center, Falls Church, VA (2020)
  39. Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (2021)
  40. University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS (2022)
  41. Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, Lancaster, PA (2022)
  42. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Miami Health System, Miami, FL (2022)

View a MAP of all U.S. proton therapy centers on the National Association for Proton Therapy website.



Proton Centers in Construction or Under Development

  • The University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
  • Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
  • Advocate Oncology, Fort Meyers, FL
  • Lynn Cancer Institute in Miami, FL
  • Los Angeles Proton Therapy Center, Montebello, CA
  • Provision New Orleans, LA
  • Provident ProtonCare at the Baton Rouge Health District, LA
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX



Other Proton Centers Around the World

View a list of all proton/particle centers in the world on the PTCOG website. Note: While most of these particle centers are proton centers (a few use carbon ions), not all the proton centers around the world produce enough energy to penetrate deep inside the body to treat prostate cancer.

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