About the Arkansas Proton Center
Proton Center of Arkansas
The UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Baptist Health and Proton International are bringing the most advanced cancer treatment available today to Arkansas – proton beam radiation therapy.
An Arkansas First
The new Proton Center of Arkansas will be the first in the state and one of only 41 nationwide to offer this highly targeted radiation therapy that uses protons instead of x-rays to attack cancerous tumors.
Proton Therapy Frequently Asked Questions
Proton therapy is the most advanced form of radiation treatment that delivers a pencil-thin beam of proton energy to the precise site of a cancerous tumor.Learn More
The Proton Center of Arkansas Cyclotron Placement
An aerial view of the Proton Center of Arkansas having it’s cyclotron craned in through the roof and set on October 20, 2022 on the UAMS campus in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Proton Center of Arkansas Install Photos
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The Proton Center of Arkansas Partners
UAMS is excited to be able to offer this advanced treatment to cancer patients in Arkansas and surrounding areas.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Arkansas Children’s, Inc. is the only healthcare system in the state solely dedicated to caring for Arkansas’ 703,000 children.
Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 200 points of access.
Proton International has an experienced team dedicated to bringing proton therapy to patients.
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is Arkansas’ leading cancer research and treatment center.