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.

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The Mevion S250 accelerator, being lifted by a crane as it is delivered to the UF Health Cancer Center. Photo: Orlando Health

News | November 12, 2014
Nov. 12, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems will deliver  its Mevion S250 proton therapy superconducting synchrocyclotron...
New Study Examines Alternative Radiotherapy Techniques for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Photo of Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System Courtesy of ProTom International

Feature | November 06, 2014
November 6, 2014 — In terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients with early stage breast cancer may benefit from...
Final 2015 CMS Gamma Knife and Proton Reimbursement Rates Announced
News | November 04, 2014
November 4, 2014 — American Shared Hospital Services announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS...
News | October 15, 2014
October 15, 2014 — Ion Beam Applications SA (IBA) announced that the University of Iowa and IBA have signed a research...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Proton Therapy | October 06, 2014
Introducing HYPERSCAN , Pencil Beam Scanning Delivery HYPERSCAN enables tumor volumes to be scanned in a matter of...
ProNova medPhoton Next Generation Beam Delivery Advanced Imaging Proton Therapy
News | October 06, 2014
October 6, 2014 — ProNova Solutions and medPhoton announced that they have agreed to form an exclusive partnership that...
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Feature | September 29, 2014
September 29, 2014 — The latest data from a clinical trial at Loma Linda University’s Proton Treatment and Research...
News | September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014 — IBA and Philips Healthcare announced the signing of a global collaboration to provide advanced...
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News | September 12, 2014
September 12, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems introduced Hyperscan for the Mevion S250 modular single-room proton therapy...
MedStar Georgetown to Install Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System to Treat Adult and Pediatric Cancer Patients
News | September 08, 2014
September 8, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has received final...
Feature | September 03, 2014 | Williette Nyanue
Incidents of cancer are on the rise globally. According to a press release from the World Health Organization’s (WHO)...
Willis-Knighton Cancer Center and IBA Complete Acceptance Testing for ProteusONE

Willis-Knighton Cancer Center

News | September 03, 2014
September 3, 2014 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, La., and...
Proton Therapy Safe Long-term Treatment Hodgkin Lymphoma Study Florida
News | August 22, 2014
August 22, 14 — The data by the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute (UFPTI) shows a three-year relapse-free...
News | August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 — BSD Medical Corp. reported initiation of a Phase I/II study (HYPROSAR) using hyperthermia, delivered...
Videos | Radiation Oncology | July 30, 2014
Peter G. Maxim, Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation oncology at Stanford University, discusses stereotactic...
IBA Proteus ONE With Ambient Experience Proton Radiation Therapy
News | July 29, 2014
July 29, 2014 —IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) presented its Proteus ONE and Ambient Experience designed with Philips at...
Radyalis Releases Next-Generation Monte Carlo Proton Therapy Planning
Technology | July 22, 2014
July 22, 2014 — Radyalis is showcasing its high-performance Monte Carlo dose calculation product for proton...
IBA Receives FDA Approval of New Compact Gantry, Clearing Way for ProteusONE
Technology | July 22, 2014
July 22, 2014 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced it has received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food and...
Proton Therapy Advantages IMRT Advanced Head and Neck Cancers
News | July 14, 2014
July 14, 2014 — A new study by radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic comparing the world’s literature on outcomes of...
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News | July 11, 2014
July 11, 2014 — The Texas Center for Proton Therapy received its new cyclotron this month, and the center is expected...