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.

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...

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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019

This is a 360 photo view behind the gantry room at the ...

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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019

This is a 360 view of Treatment Room 3 (of 4) at the ...

NW Proton Center Gantry Room Front
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 27, 2019

This is a 360 photo view inside the gantry room at the...

Videos | Proton Therapy | February 26, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019

ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with...

University of Oklahoma Cancer Center Begins First Proton Therapy Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2019

February 1, 2019 — Home to the largest and most comprehensive...

Southern Asia's First Proton Therapy Center Begins Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced the opening of the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | January 18, 2019
Join Chris Toth, president of Varian’s Oncology Systems business, for a look at product introductions for 2018 plus a...
Ohio State University to Open Region’s First Proton Therapy Facility

Image courtesy of The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center

News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and...

Videos | ASTRO | November 08, 2018

ITN Editor Dave Fornell took a tour of some of the most innovative technologies on display on the expo floor at the...

Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix, explains the use of his company's nanoparticles to enhance the radiation sensitivity of tumor tissue to improve patient outcomes.

Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix, explains the use of his company's nanoparticles to enhance the radiation sensitivity of tumor tissue to improve patient outcomes. The images show the initial tumor and enhancement areas due to the nanoparticles and the resulting outcomes following treatment.

Blog | ASTRO | November 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are a few of the radiation oncology technology advancement takeaways seen at the 2018...

A model of the new, compact, single-room Varian ProBeam 360 system. The system is an example of the trend in proton therapy toward single-room, smaller systems and away from multi-room treatment centers. #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

A model of the new, compact, single-room Varian ProBeam 360 system. The system is an example of the trend in proton therapy toward single-room, smaller systems and away from multi-room treatment centers.

Feature | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor

A few of the big takeaways from the American...