A Kid's Guide to Proton Therapy

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Last Modified: March 7, 2013

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia created this kid friendly tour of the Roberts Proton Therapy Center and the proton therapy experience so kids can become familiar with every element of treatment. Click "Start Prezi" then use the gray arrows to navigate through the tour.


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