The National Proton Conference

National Proton Conference - NPC 2016

Announcing the NAPT 2018 National Proton Conference
March 25 – 28, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

The sixth annual NAPT National Proton Conference welcomes submissions of abstracts for oral presentations and panel discussions for the NAPT 2018 conference. All submissions must be received by Friday, September 1, 2017. Please email Cassidy Dowling at with any questions.

Guidelines of submission of abstracts
All abstracts should be sent in Word or PDF format to Cassidy Dowling at Presentations should focus on the goals and objectives of the NAPT 2018 National Proton Conference. When submitting your abstract, the following information must be included for consideration:

General Information for Presentations

Submission Topic Suggestions
NAPT is open to submissions of topics beyond those included here:

Funding for Proton Centers
Reimbursement and Insurance
Alternative Payment Models
Medical Guidelines for coverage of proton therapy
Challenges in Operations
Staffing Issues for Proton Centers
Vendor Relationships
Maintaining Technology
Advances in Proton Therapy Technology
Ensuring Access to Care for Patients
Marketing and Public Relations for Proton Centers
Patient Programs that Enhance Public Relations
Best Practices Caring for Out of Town Patients
Managing Patient Care when Proton Therapy is denied by Insurance
Future of Proton Therapy
Developing a new Proton Center

Download abstract submission guidelines here

The National Association for Proton Therapy is an independent, non-profit, professional organization that is the voice of the proton community by advocating for the advancement and accessibility of proton therapy for cancer patients. Each year NAPT hosts an annual conference to bring the proton community together to enhance understanding of the clinical benefits of proton therapy and improve access to those who benefit from this advanced cancer treatment.


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