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  • What if my current doctor tells me proton therapy won’t benefit me?
  • Can I get coverage for proton therapy if I change insurance companies?
  • How can I learn more about your financial assistance program?
  • Will my proton therapy consultation be covered by insurance?
  • What if my insurance carrier is out-of-state?
  • Even if my insurance covers proton therapy, how do I know what my out-of-pocket costs are?
  • Which private insurance companies cover proton therapy?
  • Does Medicare cover proton therapy?
  • Will insurance cover proton therapy?
  • How can I sign up for a clinical trial?
  • What clinical trials are available through Oklahoma Proton Center?
  • Do I get paid for participating in a clinical trial?
  • What is a clinical trial?
  • What are the side effects for GI cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for GI cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for GI cancer patients usually take?
  • What are the side effects for head & neck cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for head & neck cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for head & neck cancer patients usually take?
  • What are the side effects for brain & CNS cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for brain & CNS cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for brain & CNS cancer patients usually take?
  • What are the side effects for lung cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for lung cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for lung cancer patients usually take?
  • What are the side effects for breast cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for breast cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for breast cancer patients usually take?
  • What are the side effects for prostate cancer patients?
  • What is the success rate for prostate cancer patients?
  • How long does treatment for prostate cancer patients usually take?
  • What types of cancers benefit from proton therapy?
  • Who manages the center?
  • Who owns the Oklahoma Proton Center?
  • Are there ways to stay involved with the center after treatment?
  • How can I request my medical records?
  • What experience does the clinical team have?
  • Who are the doctors at the center?
  • What makes Oklahoma Proton Center different from other proton centers?
  • What does ringing the bell mean?
  • What is aftercare like?
  • What should I be prepared for if I’m coming to visit?
  • How long after a consultation does it take for treatment begin?
  • What should I expect during a consultation?
  • How can my doctor arrange a consultation?
  • What If My Current Doctor Says Proton Therapy is Not an option for me?
  • How can I arrange a consultation?
  • What proof is there that proton therapy works?
  • How long does a proton therapy session last?
  • How many sessions does proton therapy usually take?
  • How do you know if a patient will benefit from proton therapy?
  • What makes proton therapy different from traditional radiation?