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Celebrating 20 years of proton therapy

Celebrating 20 Years of Proton Therapy

The James M. Slater, MD Proton Treatment and Research Center has treated over 14,000 patients since its inception in 1990. Through support and research, proton therapy at LLUMC continues to evolve, healing many more patients diagnosed with other forms of cancer.

The future of protons

The Future of Protons

Dr. James Slater discusses the advances Loma Linda University Medical Center is making in the field of Proton Therapy.

Welcome to the Proton Treatment Center!

Welcome to the Proton Treatment Center!

A look inside the world's first hospital-based proton therapy facility.

Advantages of proton therapy

Advantages of Proton Therapy

Call 1-800-PROTONS for more information on proton therapy at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

What's proton therapy?

What's Proton Therapy?

Call 1-800-PROTONS for more information on proton therapy at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

Conditions treated by proton therapy

Conditions Treated by Proton Therapy

Proton therapy is most effective on a solid tumor that has not spread or metastasized to other parts of the body, including conditions of the brain and spinal cord.

Our Treatment Center

Conditions treated by proton therapy

LLUMC Proton Treatment Video

The James M. Slater, MD Proton Treatment and Research Center is the first hospital based treatment center in the world and has treated over 17,500 patients, more than any other treatment center. With more than 20 years experience in using proton therapy to treat disease, our expertise unsurpassed.

How to become a patient

How to Become a Patient

Becoming a patient at the Loma Linda University Cancer Center's Proton Treatment Center starts with a call to 1-800-PROTONS.

Personalized proton patient pod

Personalized Proton Patient Pod

Every proton therapy patient has a custom-made mold of their body. This helps them remain still during treatment so the proton beams hit the tumor in the same location during each session.

Friendly facilities

Friendly Facilities

A proton therapy patient, Donald McPhaull, recalls his friendly encounter with the staff at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Proton treatment at Loma Linda University Cancer Center

Proton Treatment at Loma Linda University Cancer Center

Call 1-800-PROTONS for more information on proton therapy at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

What will you do when you aren’t in treatment?

What Will You Do When You Aren’t in Treatment?

Our guest services team will connect you with different activities for you to participate in when you are not in treatment. Call 1-800-PROTONS for more information on proton therapy at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

Prostate Cancer

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Jan Ruurda and his wife traveled from Switzerland to treat his prostate cancer with proton therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC). He liked LLUMC's global approach to treating cancer.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Long-time volunteers Clyde and Sylvia Marsh met the world's nicest people at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Marvin and Judy Vietz found out after a motorcycle accident that Marvin had prostate cancer.

Learn about the benefits of proton therapy for prostate cancer

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Bill Beckworth wanted the best treatment for his prostate cancer.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Hilton and Marianne were surprised how easy proton therapy was.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Walt and Carolyn Prewett encourage anyone with prostate cancer to run, not walk to Loma Linda for proton treatment.

Radiation vacation

Radiation vacation

After hearing the words, "You have prostate cancer," David's life changed. But little did he know that his life would change for the better... Watch how his "Radiation vacation" with proton treatment at Loma Linda University Medical Center made such a difference in his life.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Newlyweds Eric and Nancy Marshall share their experience with Eric's prostate cancer and the Proton Treatment Center at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Michael Brown came all the way from Perth, Australia to treat his prostate cancer with proton therapy at Loma Linda University Cancer Center.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Erwin de Graaff had no doubt he wanted to be treated at James M. Slater, MD Proton Treatment and Research Center at LLUMC for his prostate cancer. He says the treatment is painless and quick. Listen as he talks about his experience at Loma Linda and the great care and attention he received.

Breast Cancer

Proton treatment for breast cancer

Proton Treatment for Breast Cancer

A treatment that has virtually no side effects has been found to be an effective weapon for fighting early-stage breast cancer, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC).

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Breast cancer patient Ann Hughes feels great six years after receiving proton treatment at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Vicki Ramirez was able to treat her breast cancer with proton therapy on her lunch break. She would recommend proton therapy to anyone.

Winning life

Winning Life

Follow 77-year-old Mrs. Hicks as she undergoes proton therapy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Other Cancers

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Cheryl chose proton therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center when she was diagnosed with a rare acoustic neuroma.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Jennifer's life changed in 1997 when she was diagnosed with brain cancer. She chose Loma Linda University Medical Center for proton therapy so she could continue surfing and running track.

Patient Testimonial

Patient Testimonial

Darlene came all the way from Canada to treat her rare form of cancer with proton therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Christine's Story

Christine's Story

When Christine was diagnosed with a chordoma, she came all the way from Canada to Loma Linda because of its rich history in the field of proton therapy.