SiteWatch: Emory University Proton Therapy Center for Cancer Battle

The Emory Proton Therapy Center recently opened its doors to the public. It is a $230 million facility reports Michelle Cohen Marill of Atlanta Magazine.

The Emory Proton Therapy Center combines the world’s most advanced radiation technologies and treatments for patients with specific cancers and the expertise of renowned specialists from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

These physicians have the expertise and experience to determine the appropriate use of this advanced technology as part of a complete treatment plan. Our physicians and researchers continue to be at the forefront of cancer research and discovery, transforming the way each patient’s unique cancer is detected, diagnosed, treated and survived.

The Emory Proton Therapy Center is located within walking distance of Emory University Hospital Midtown, one of four Emory locations offering the full continuum of cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship services in Atlanta metropolitan area. There are 29 other such centers in the United States and another 23 under construction or in planning stages. With five treatment rooms, Emory’s center is among the largest.