Pediatric Proton Therapy Center Resources
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.
Use this kid-friendly tour of our Proton Therapy Center to prepare your child for their first day of treatment.
For Parents and Caregivers
Patient-family education materials provide educational information to help individuals and families facing childhood cancer.
The Cellie Cancer Coping Kit, developed by experts at CHOP, includes a stuffed toy, cancer coping cards, and a book for caregivers.
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 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.
Proton therapy is an alternative to traditional radiation treatment for childhood brain tumors. Learn how it works.
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.