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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


targetLess Radiation and More Accuracy

Compared with traditional radiation therapy, proton therapy delivers up to 60% less radiation to the surrounding healthy tissue, allowing us to destroy tumors near vital organs.


clockQuick and Noninvasive

Proton therapy treatments are noninvasive and typically take 15 to 45 minutes per treatment. Patients often come from school or work and return the same day.


scienceExperts in Your Cancer

Our board-certified radiation oncologists specialize in specific cancers, making them true experts in cancer care. They also work collaboratively with surgeons, genetic counselors and nurses to create your unique treatment plan.

Compassionate Care, Close to Home

The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is the only health system in Virginia to offer proton therapy. Your initial consultation can be close to home, at any of our five locations.

• Minimize wait time.

• Maximize efficiency.

• Nurse navigators will guide you.

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Unmatched Clinical and Emotional Support

Cancer care built around you is more than a slogan. It’s the way we treat each patient. We work with compassion to ensure that your needs—as well as your family’s needs—come first. Additionally, all patients have access to our full suite of holistic support services throughout treatment.

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A New, State-of-the-Art Facility

The addition of the Mather Proton Therapy Center brings the Inova Schar Cancer Institute one step closer to fulfilling our mission to bring the most advanced treatment options to our community. We can now treat patients with unparalleled accuracy and safety, in ways no other facility in the area can. Being able to offer every cancer patient every possible choice for treatment is a game changer — and an honor.

Your initial consultation can be close to home, at any of our five locations.

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8081 Innovation Park Dr Pavilion - Level P3 Fairfax, VA 22031
Get Directions Phone: 571-472-0606 Fax: 571-472-0540