University of Maryland Constructing Groundbreaking Proton Treatment Facility

Not many may know of a fairly new cancer treatment approach known as Proton Therapy. Unlike other cancer treatment options, proton (or particle) therapy targets just the cancer tissue, minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue.

The University of Maryland is 1 of 4 institutions building APT cancer treatment centers. Once the facility opens, it will employ over 170 medical professionals trained in proton therapy. To read more about this exciting addition to Baltimore's growing cancer care survivorship network, visit