Proton therapy information for medical professionals.

For many patients with localized, solid tumors, proton therapy is an optimal choice. This non-invasive procedure uses a precise beam of ionized hydrogen protons to target cancerous cells. Protons travel directly to the tumor site and stop, sparing most healthy tissues and organs. So your patients should experience far fewer side-effects than with conventional radiation.

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:

 

Proton therapy information for medical professionals.

Find out if proton therapy is right for your patients.

Is proton therapy right for your patient?

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/for-physicians/.

Thank you for participating in our proton therapy assessment. Based on your responses, it appears that your patient may be an ideal candidate for proton therapy. To learn more and to better determine if proton therapy is the best option for your patient’s treatment, schedule a consultation today by calling 410-369-5200 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 which of your patients is eligible for proton therapy and to connect you to the best specialist, please fill out the form on our site and a member of our team will connect you to a physician.

Thank you for participating in our proton therapy assessment. This assessment is focused towards physicians, but we also have one for patients. To better determine if proton therapy is an option for you, please select to the button below to continue.

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Most-Advanced Technology

Most-Advanced Technology

MPTC is one of only a few proton therapy facilities in the world to feature pencil-beam scanning, a technology that paints radiation onto the tumor like a 3-D printer for pinpoint accuracy. Additionally, MPTC is the only center that offers hyperthermia therapy in combination with proton therapy.

Our Expert Team

Our Expert Team

MPTC has treated over 3,000 patients with a variety of cancers. Our physicians are the most experienced proton therapy specialists in the region, with a combined 40+ years of experience. MPTC has been named #1 in the United States for accruals to NRG Trials. Our patients have access to cutting-edge clinical trials that are led by renowned radiation oncologists that specialize in their specific disease site.

Better Access to Care

Better Access to Care

MPTC has established a cost-neutral rate for protons compared to photons. Because of this affordable cost structure, MPTC currently has an insurance approval rate of 90%. Additionally, MPTC provides complimentary valet parking and concierge services to help with transportation and lodging for our out-of-town patients.

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Why MPTC?

Learn why more patients have chosen the Maryland Proton Treatment Center than any other proton treatment center in the Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia Region.