Tennessee Oncology Proton Center

Proton Precision for Head & Neck Cancer

Proton Precision for Head & Neck Cancer

The most advanced radiation treatment facility in Tennessee

Want to learn if proton therapy is right for you?

An advanced form of treatment for head and neck cancer

Next-Gen Healing

Proton therapy offers pinpoint precision, minimizing harm to healthy tissues while effectively targeting cancerous cells.

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(888) 860-7109

Head and neck cancers, encompassing a range of malignancies originating in the mouth, throat, sinuses, and other nearby structures, present unique challenges for treatment. The intricate anatomy of the head and neck region is dense with vital structures, nerve pathways, and organs that play fundamental roles in functions like speech, swallowing, and sensory perception. Therefore, it’s paramount that any treatment not only effectively targets the tumor but also preserves these critical functionalities and minimizes potential side effects.

Proton therapy is increasingly recognized as an optimal treatment modality for head and neck cancers. Its inherent precision allows for a concentrated radiation dose to be delivered directly to the tumor, ensuring maximum efficacy. At the same time, it significantly reduces radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissues. For patients with head and neck cancers, this means a decreased risk of complications such as dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, and changes in voice quality, all while maintaining the structural integrity of nearby tissues.

Quality Life for You and Your Family


Our advanced proton therapy facility stands as a beacon of innovative cancer care, tailored to provide the most precise and targeted treatments available. From the moment patients step in, they are surrounded by the pinnacle of medical technologies, all designed for accuracy, efficiency, and patient safety.

Our commitment to cutting-edge care is evident in our state-of-the-art treatment rooms, collaborative consultation zones, and specialized patient support areas. Every corner of our center is thoughtfully designed to streamline the treatment process and prioritize patient comfort. With dedicated parking and situated amidst the serene landscapes of Franklin, we’re conveniently located yet close to the heart of Nashville, ensuring that world-class care is always within reach.

Leading-Edge Technology

Harnessing the latest in proton therapy advancements for precise treatments.

Personalized Care Plans

Tailoring each treatment to the unique needs of every patient.

Optimal Proton Benefits

Minimizing damage to healthy tissues, ensuring fewer side effects.

Comprehensive Support

From diagnosis to post-treatment, we're with our patients every step of the way.

Prime Location

Nestled in Franklin, TN, we stand as Nashville's go-to proton therapy hub.

Patient-Centric Facility:

Designed with patient comfort and convenience in mind.

Experienced Practice:

A team of seasoned professionals committed to best-in-class oncological care.

Collaborative Approach

Working closely with a network of specialists to ensure holistic care.

ProNova SC360 Proton TherapyTreatment Room

Join a community of forward-thinking patients who prioritize cutting-edge cancer care by choosing the Tennessee Oncology Proton Center for their treatment journey. Our state-of-the-art facility offers treatment rooms with advanced Pencil Beam Scanning technology, ensuring unparalleled precision. All our spaces are designed with patient comfort in mind, featuring serene treatment areas, comprehensive consultation zones, and supportive amenities. To learn more about our treatment methods, facilities, and the exceptional care we provide, contact us today to schedule a consultation and tour.

Quality Life for You and Your Family

Targeted therapy with fewer side effects

ProNova SC360 System
Treatment in Music City

Our Location

Situated in the picturesque city of Franklin, TN, we proudly serve as Nashville’s premier proton therapy center. Just a short drive from the heart of Music City, our state-of-the-art facility offers world-class care in a serene suburban setting. Our strategic location combines the best of both worlds – cutting-edge treatment close to the vibrant cultural backdrop of Nashville, ensuring that our patients receive top-tier care amidst the comforts and conveniences of Tennessee’s beloved cities.

A Practice You Can Trust

Tennessee Oncology has established itself as a beacon of trust and excellence in the realm of cancer care, consistently delivering unparalleled treatment to its patients. Patients and families entrust their journeys to our practice, confident in our decades of dedication, expertise, and compassionate care.

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