Proton therapy for pediatric patients
Pediatric patients receiving proton therapy at The University of Kansas Cancer Center will have a dedicated oncology team at Children’s Mercy, including a physician, advanced practice provider, and social worker.
Patients who need to be admitted to Children’s Mercy will have the added benefit of 24-hour coverage by pediatric hematology/oncology hospitalists. In addition, patients will have direct access to other doctors they may need to see—including cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, rehabilitation and other pediatric subspecialists needed as part of their care.
Coordinating closely with the University of Kansas Cancer Center’s team, our specialists will create a care plan suited to each child’s individual treatment requirements using the full range of cancer-fighting tools available at Children’s Mercy.