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.

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...

Technology | June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012 — Mevion Medical Systems, Inc., a radiation therapy company dedicated to advancing the treatment of...

News | June 01, 2012

June 1, 2012 —Frank Mackinson of Bound Brook, N.J., became the first patient to complete treatment at the ProCure...

News | May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is showcasing a new user interface for its ProBeam...

This photo shows an IBA proton therapy gantry suite. Currently there are about 10 operational proton beam systems in the United States.

Feature | May 03, 2012 | Scott Branton and Tobias Gilk

Miniaturization is everywhere in imaging. Portable X-ray. Rolling, rapid scan computed tomography (CT). Handheld...

Feature | April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012 — A controversial conclusion reached in the study “Comparative effectiveness of intensity modulated...

News | March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012 – Underscoring a united commitment to advancing patient care for the treatment of cancer, ProCure...

News | March 16, 2012

March 14, 2012 - Mevion Medical Systems announced today it received CE mark certification for the Mevion S250 Proton...

News | February 24, 2012

February 23, 2012 — Accelitech LLC announced its inaugural proton therapy project. The treatment center project, now...

News | February 23, 2012

February 23, 2012 — Hitachi Ltd. announced that it entered into an agreement with St. Jude Children’s Research...