Proton Therapy
Treatments and Services

Proton Therapy: The Most Advanced Radiation Treatment Available

Pencil-beam proton therapy is the most precise and advanced form of radiation therapy available in the world today. This specialized technology destroys cancer cells while minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissues and organs. As a result, patients experience fewer short-term side effects and long-term complications than with traditional radiation therapy.

Pediatric Medical Cancer Care and Other Services

In addition to their proton therapy radiation treatments, your child will receive ongoing medical cancer care from our top-ranked team of medical oncologists. Our proton therapy patients also have access to all other services and programs that support our cancer patients. If your child faces other medical challenges, rest assured we’re here to care for all their needs during your family’s time with us.

Comprehensive Fertility Care and Preservation Program

The Comprehensive Fertility Care and Preservation Program educates patients whose medical condition or treatment regimens place them at risk for fertility complications in the future so they can determine if fertility preservation is available and right for them.

Pediatric Cancer Rehabilitation Specialty Program

The Pediatric Cancer Rehabilitation Specialty Program was the first inpatient pediatric program in the world to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). It provides customized therapy based on each child’s specific needs and goals.

Young Adult Cancer Center

The Young Adult Cancer Center provides comprehensive, specialized care to patients up to age 39 diagnosed with a pediatric cancer. Our team provides expertise in these conditions and a nationally recognized program to meet the unique needs of young adults. The center has an inpatient and outpatient center, peer support, educational services and more.

Patient and Family Wellness Center

The Cancer and Blood Disease Institute’s Patient and Family Wellness Center supports the psychosocial needs of our patients and families in order to enhance their quality of life while involved with treatment. Services include social work, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, psychology, nutrition, school intervention, therapeutic massage, music therapy, art therapy, child life and more—all integrated into your child’s care plan.

The Patient and Family Wellness Center services include: 

Cancer Survivorship Center

The Cancer Survivorship Center provides lifelong follow-up care to any survivor of pediatric cancers, including adults and those who were not originally treated at Cincinnati Children’s.