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Texas Center for Proton Therapy Fact Sheet

Texas Center for Proton Therapy brings a major life-saving cancer treatment to North Texas that offers more hope to cancer patients. This latest-generation proton therapy center opened in November 2015.

  • Currently, there are only 31 proton therapy centers operating in the United States.
  • Until 2015, Dallas-Fort Worth was the largest metropolitan area in the United States without a proton therapy center.
  • The 63,000-square-foot center has the capacity to treat up to 100 patients per day between three treatment rooms.
  • It is the first stand-alone LEED-Certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) proton therapy center in the U.S.
  • The center’s central location is convenient for those in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and provides easy access to airports for patients traveling longer distances.

Technologically Advanced Treatment

  • Texas Center for Proton Therapy brings a major life-saving cancer treatment to North Texas that offers more hope to cancer patients. This latest-generation proton therapy center opened in November 2015.
  • Currently, there are only 31 proton therapy centers operating in the United States.
  • Until 2015, Dallas-Fort Worth was the largest metropolitan area in the United States without a proton therapy center.
  • The 63,000-square-foot center has the capacity to treat up to 100 patients per day between three treatment rooms.
  • It is the first stand-alone LEED-Certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) proton therapy center in the U.S.
  • The center’s central location is convenient for those in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and provides easy access to airports for patients traveling longer distances.

Patient-Centered Approach

Texas Center for Proton Therapy’s patient-centered approach to care is evident in the center, which was designed to create a positive and supportive patient experience. The center offers:;

  • Latest-generation proton therapy with pencil-beam scanning and on-board cone beam CT and fluoroscopy
  • The latest PET/CT and 3-Tesla MRI scanning technology
  • On-site laboratory services
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Focused therapeutic activities for patients, families, and caregivers
  • A full range of patient support services to assist with the logistics of care and travel
  • A children’s activities room/learning center
  • Access from major highways with abundant, outdoor free parking
  • Integrated with Texas Oncology locations throughout the state
  • Telemedicine consultations available
  • A 1,100-square-foot community room featuring a seven-foot “HOPE Wall” filled with hand-written messages of encouragement and support
  • Healing garden

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