Provision Proton Ambassadors
The Provision Proton Ambassadors program began in November 2012 to serve the cancer community by educating, advocating, and facilitating the advancement of proton therapy. The Culture of CARE found at Provision is about respecting the dignity and value of every person to provide an environment of compassion, sensitivity, and thoughtful consideration. The Ambassador program was born out of that consideration, to help create and nurture a sense of community and support from others who have been on this journey.
Proton Ambassadors have a powerful voice, because each has personally experienced the frightening diagnosis of cancer, the exhaustive research of treatments and side-effects, the multitude of tests and influx of medical bills; the navigation of and struggle with insurance companies, along with the confusion and overwhelming range of emotions that comes with discerning all of this new information. When someone is diagnosed with cancer, the daily focus is about cancer treatment, maintaining a quality of life, caregiving, and finding a cure. Proton Ambassadors understand firsthand the needs, anxieties, and fears of newly diagnosed patients and are happy to share their stories in support of the cancer community.