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.

News | May 17, 2013

 

May 17, 2013 — New hope for cancer patients is building in North Texas as construction begins on the $105...

News | May 08, 2013

The Remote Mobile Anesthesia System, initially developed for use in proton treatment centers but useful in any...

News | April 24, 2013

 

April 24, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems and Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) announced a collaboration to...

CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center
News | April 02, 2013

April 2, 2013 — The Warrenville, Ill.-based CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center, announced the installation of...

News | April 01, 2013

April 1, 2013 — For more than three decades various forms of robotics have been effectively applied in healthcare to...

News | February 06, 2013

 

February 6, 2013 — Radiation oncologists from some of the country’s leading cancer centers will meet in...

News | February 01, 2013

February 1, 2013 — Six clinical trials, including one evaluating the effectiveness of...

News | January 23, 2013

Apollo Hospitals, India's leading healthcare provider, in its yet another initiative to bring the best healthcare...

News | January 22, 2013

An innovative modification of a treatment chair used with cancer patients allows those who have problems lying down...

ProTom Radiance 330
News | January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 — Testing of a compact cancer treatment technology from ProTom International Inc. has demonstrated...

News | December 21, 2012

For men undergoing proton therapy for prostate cancer, fewer treatments with higher doses appear to be well...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Proton Therapy | November 20, 2012

At ASTRO 2012, IBA featured a scale model install of its Proteus One compact proton system combined with the Philips...

Videos | Proton Therapy | November 20, 2012

At ASTRO 2012, Mevion featured its compact Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System, which has a footprint comparable to...

Mevion S250 Proton Therapy
News | November 02, 2012

November 2, 2012 —  Mevion Medical Systems announced the delivery of its fifth TriNiobium Core proton accelerator,...

News | October 30, 2012

October 30, 2012 — IBA Group, a leader in advanced cancer diagnosis and therapy technologies, and Royal Philips...

Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy Luma Linda University Medical Center
News | October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012 — For many people the words “...

Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy Texas Oncology Baylor Health Care System
Feature | September 24, 2012

September 24, 2012 — Three Texas healthcare leaders announced new details of their plan to provide cancer patients...

News | July 24, 2012

July 24, 2012 — Mevion Medical Systems announced today that it has delivered the superconducting synchrocyclotron...

Hak Choy, M.D.

Hak Choy, M.D., is chairman of radiation oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Feature | July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 — The University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, seeking to broaden its array of...

News | June 28, 2012

June 28, 2012 — When a newly diagnosed cancer patient is considering treatment options, proton therapy might not be...