Proton therapy is changing the way we treat cancer.

Proton therapy is a highly advanced and precise form of radiation used to treat cancer. Unlike conventional radiation, which penetrates through the body, proton therapy releases energy within the target to deliver a maximum radiation dose that stops directly at the tumor site. This enables our physicians to target your tumor with pinpoint accuracy while sparing healthy tissues in the rest of your body. The therapy is painless and conducted in an outpatient treatment setting.

Proton therapy is ideal for localized, solid tumors near critical organs in the body. It can treat a wide variety of cancers including but not limited to:

 

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Thank you for participating in our proton therapy assessment. Proton therapy is a highly advanced and precise form of radiation therapy that can treat patients with a wide variety of cancers and some non-cancerous tumors. For more information, please visit: https://mdproton.com/.

Thank you for participating in our proton therapy assessment. Based on your responses, it appears you may be a candidate for proton therapy. To learn more and to better determine if proton therapy is an option for your treatment, schedule a consultation today by calling 1-86-MDPROTON (1-866-377-6866) or fill out the form on our site and we will contact you.

Thank you for participating in our proton therapy assessment. Though it’s an excellent option for many people and types of tumors, proton therapy may not be the best option for every patient. To better determine if proton therapy is an option for your treatment, call 1-86-MDPROTON (1-866-377-6866) or fill out the form on our site below and we will contact you. If proton therapy isn’t the right treatment, and you don’t have a treating physician, we can connect you with resources within the University of Maryland and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Why Choose MPTC?

Most-Advanced Technology

Most-Advanced Technology

Pencil-beam scanning technology paints the radiation onto the tumor like a 3-D printer for pinpoint accuracy. MPTC is one of only a few proton therapy facilities in the country to feature this is every treatment room.

Our Expert Team

Our Expert Team

MPTC physicians provide a unique level of proton therapy experience and expertise, with an average of 20 years of clinical experience and a combined 40+ years of proton therapy experience.

Better Access to Care

Better Access to Care

MPTC has established a cost-neutral rate for treatment between protons and photons. Because of this affordable cost structure, MPTC currently has an insurance approval rate of 85%.

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