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.

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...

Proton therapy doesn’t get as near to the heart and other internal organs as X-ray therapy does. (Image courtesy of Provision Cares Proton Therapy Center.)

Proton therapy doesn’t get as near to the heart and other internal organs as X-ray therapy does. (Image courtesy of Provision Cares Proton Therapy Center.)

Feature | Proton Therapy | November 06, 2017 | By Larisa Brass, MPH

Thirty-three. Twenty-nine. Sixty-four. These are the ages of the breast cancer patients who have walked through the...

PTCOG-NA Studies Address Cost and Coverage Issues With Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 – Physicians from across the country gathered in Chicago last week to discuss the most recent...

Proton Therapy Lowers Treatment Side Effects in Pediatric Head and Neck Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with...

Proton Therapy Shows Promising Clinical Benefits for Esophageal, Prostate and Breast Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) announced a number of clinical papers showing...

ProTom International to Install Three-Room Proton Therapy System in China
News | Proton Therapy | October 24, 2017

October 24, 2017 — ProTom International Holding Co. announced that it has signed a contract for the purchase and...

IBA Announces First Use of Gating With Active Scanning Proton Therapy in Italy
News | Proton Therapy | October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 — The Trento Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS) and IBA announced the successful...

MedLever and Hong Kong Sanatorium Partner to Streamline Proton Therapy Workflow
News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — MedLever Inc. recently announced the launch of a comprehensive agreement with the Hong Kong...

IBA Releases Razor Nano Ionization Chamber
News | Proton Therapy | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of the Razor Nano Chamber, the smallest...

ProCure Proton Therapy Center New Jersey Celebrates Five-Year Cancer-Free Milestone for Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 — ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., recently celebrated the five-year cancer-free...

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