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The Beam of Life Campaign

James Metz, MD"The Beam of Life Campaign is an opportunity to join our active and dedicated fellowship of patients, family and supporters, whose support of the Radiation Oncology Department is, as a group, changing the landscape of cancer care."

James Metz, MD
Chair, Department of Radiology
Henry K. Pancoast Professor of Radiation Oncology

Become a Beam of Life Donor

Every gift counts and beams with hope. You can become a Beam of Life donor by supporting any of the following radiation oncology funds and initiatives.

Research and Education

  • Continuing education fund for proton therapy, nursing and social work
  • Radiation oncology residency, fellowship and summer internship programs
  • Pilot grant funding
Patient during proton therapy radiation - Beam of Life Campaign

Revolutionary Treatments

  • Clinical trial development and recruitment fund

Patient Care

  • Integrative medicine program including yoga, acupuncture, reiki, mindfulness and pet therapy
  • Waiting and treatment room enhancements

Benefactor-Level Giving

Benefactor-level donations allow you to establish a named gift and make a transformational impact.

  • Beam of Life Benefactor: $25,000 – beyond
  • Beam of Life Ambassador: $5,000 – $24,999
  • Beam of Life Partner: $1,000 – $4,999
  • Beam of Life Advocate: $500 – $999
  • Beam of Life Friend: $100 – $499
  • Beam of Life Supporter: $25 – $99

Donate to the Beam of Life

For any questions or to learn more about Beam of Life, please contact Katie Detzel, Senior Director of Development, at 215-746-1927 or kdewees@upenn.edu.