Proton Therapy

Proton therapy, or proton beam therapy, is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. At a high energy, the positively charged particles can destroy cancer cells.

Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality

Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD

News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019 — Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the...

MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center

The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec.

News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019

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Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019

August 7, 2019 — Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton...

IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas
News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019

August 6, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a...

Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019
News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019

August 2, 2019 — Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify...

Civco Displaying Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution at AAPM
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2019

July 3, 2019 — The upcoming release of Civco’s Universal Couchtop ProForm Head & Neck Solution will allow...

RaySearch Releases Version 9A of RayStation Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 — RaySearch announced the release of RayStation 9A, the latest version of its...

University Medical Center Groningen Performs First Automatic Log-based Proton Therapy Patient QA
News | Proton Therapy | June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 – IBA announced the physics team of University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands has...

IBA Dosimetry Launches myQA iON
News | Quality Assurance (QA) | June 07, 2019

June 7, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the launch of myQA iON at the 2019 Particle Therapy Co-...

IBA Partnering to Develop Advanced Digital Proton Therapy Technologies in Belgium
News | Proton Therapy | May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced a research agreement with Skandionkliniken, Université...

Netherlands Proton Therapy Center Delivers First Clinical Flash Irradiation
News | Proton Therapy | May 02, 2019

May 2, 2019 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) recently announced the first Flash irradiation in an IBA...

Pencil Beam Scanning Better Protects Children With Brain Tumors
News | Proton Therapy | May 01, 2019

May 1, 2019 — A comparison of three types of radiotherapy for children's brain tumors suggests a type of...

California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Begins Breast Cancer Study Enrollment
News | Proton Therapy | April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 — California Protons Cancer Therapy Center announced two major efforts representing significant steps...

Varian Discloses First Preclinical Results of Flash Therapy in Cancer Treatment
News | Proton Therapy | April 09, 2019

April 9, 2019 — Varian, in partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation...

ZON-PTC in Clinical Use With RayStation 8B and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | March 19, 2019

March 19, 2019 — Zuid-Oost Nederland Protonen Therapie Centrum (ZON-PTC), Maastricht, Netherlands, recently treated...

What to Expect from the Proton Therapy Market in 2019-2020
News | Proton Therapy | March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019 — The number of new particle therapy rooms ordered worldwide dropped by almost 20 percent in 2018,...

Videos | Proton Therapy | March 01, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of physics and dosimetry at the...

Videos | Proton Therapy | February 28, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...