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.

Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2018

A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about...

IBA Completes Installation of Two Proteus One Proton Therapy Systems in Japan
News | Proton Therapy | July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the...

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Now Clinical With RayStation and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | July 05, 2018

July 5, 2018 — MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C., has begun patient treatments using the...

Proton Treatment System
Feature | Proton Therapy | July 03, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

The Alliance for Proton Therapy Access (APTA) released a national report in late May revealing the heavy emotional...

Beaumont Researchers Invent New Mode of Proton Treatment for Lung Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 — Members of Beaumont Health’s...

More Than 60 Percent of Patients Seeking Proton Therapy Initially Denied Coverage
News | Proton Therapy | May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018 — The Alliance for Proton Therapy Access has released a national report revealing the heavy emotional...

MedStar Georgetown Conducts World's First Hyperscan Proton Therapy Treatment
News | Proton Therapy | April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018 — For the first time, cancer patients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region have access to...

First Patient Treated on Mevion's S250i Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | April 05, 2018

April 5, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the treatment of the first patient in the world on the Mevion S250i...

MEDraysintell released a report in January revising its projection for the number of proton therapy centers worldwide by 2030 down from 1,200 to 900. The company said that more than 50 proton therapy treatment rooms would need to be opened every year from 2018 to 2030 to hit the original projection of 1,200.

MEDraysintell released a report in January revising its projection for the number of proton therapy centers worldwide by 2030 down from 1,200 to 900. The company said that more than 50 proton therapy treatment rooms would need to be opened every year from 2018 to 2030 to hit the original projection of 1,200.

Feature | Proton Therapy | March 06, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis

Proton therapy has experienced major growth in the last decade, but that growth seems to have slowed slightly in...

​ITN Celebrates World Cancer Day 2018
News | Radiation Oncology | February 01, 2018

World Cancer Day takes place annually on Feb. 4 to raise awareness and education in the media, governments and...

RayStation Selected for India’s First Proton Center
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2018

February 1, 2018 – Apollo Hospitals, Asia´s foremost integrated healthcare provider, has selected RayStation for a...

IBA Announces First Patient Treated with Proteus PLUS in The Netherlands
News | Proton Therapy | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 –  IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has announced that the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG...

Mevion Receives 510(k) Clearance for Hyperscan Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy
Technology | Proton Therapy | January 04, 2018

January 4, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...

MEDraysintell Downgrades Proton Therapy Market Projection for 2030
News | Proton Therapy | January 02, 2018

January 2, 2018 — MEDraysintell recently downgraded its projection for...

RaySearch Releases RayStation 7 Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — RayStation 7, the latest release of RaySearch’s...

Baptist Hospital's Miami Cancer Institute Treats First Patient With Proteus Plus Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that Miami Cancer Institute treated its first patients...

Mevion Achieves CE Mark for S250i Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the Mevion S250i...

RayStation Selected for New Tennessee Proton Therapy Center
News | Treatment Planning | November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 — Provision Healthcare has selected RayStation for external beam planning at the new Provision...