Pediatric Proton Therapy Center Resources

Looking for proton therapy resources? Here are some websites and organizations our team recommends.
patient with proton therapy

P.J. presented with a tumor measuring 3.7 x 3.5 x 7.7 cm in her right mandible. A biopsy of the tumor classified it as Ewing sarcoma. Radiation oncologist and medical director of the Roberts Proton Therapy Center Zelig Tochner, M.D., evaluated P.J.’s case and was quick to recommend proton therapy.

For Patients

The Cellie Cancer Coping Kit, developed by experts at CHOP, includes a stuffed toy, cancer coping cards, and a book for caregivers.


mother reading to daughter

Social workers discuss the complexities of caregiving, how to have caring, honest conversation with members of the family around the topic of caregiving, and offer tips on how to manage the unique role of the caregiver.

Proton Therapy at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Proton therapy is an alternative to traditional radiation treatment. We've taken the lead in this breakthrough new treatment by investing in the Roberts Proton Therapy Center.


Ella's Retreat helps families with children receiving proton therapy at CHOP find and pay for a place to stay during treatment.

This advanced proton therapy center was the first in the mid-Atlantic region and was designed specifically to accommodate the needs of children with cancer and their families.