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.

Shorter Courses of Proton Therapy Equally Effective in Treating Prostate Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019 — Treating prostate cancer with higher doses of proton therapy over a shorter amount of time leads to...
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 proton...
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 radiation therapy treatment...
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-...
Proton Therapy Lowers Risk of Side Effects Compared to Conventional Radiation
News | Proton Therapy | May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 — Cancer patients getting proton therapy instead of traditional photon radiation are at a significantly...
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 proton therapy...
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 proton therapy...
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 its...
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 Bill Hartsell, M.D., medical director at the Northwestern Medicine...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019
This is a 360 photo view behind the gantry room at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill...
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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 Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill....
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 Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill...
Videos | Proton Therapy | February 26, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Bill Hartsell, M.D., medical director at the Northwestern Medicine...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Christy Kesslering, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology at the...