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 16, 2014
May 16, 2014 — Proton therapy is in the proverbial chicken or the egg scenario. Companies are pulling back on...
CDH Proton Center utilizes a gantry that rotates completely around a patient as well as robotic patient positioners that put the patient in the right position.

CDH Proton Center utilizes a gantry that rotates completely around a patient as well as robotic patient positioners that put the patient in the right position.

Feature | May 01, 2014 | Williette Nyanue
Proton therapy is becoming more prevalent in cancer treatment as it is the most advanced form of radiation available....
Prostate Cancer Czech Proton Therapy Center Diagnosis Treatment
News | April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014 — Proton Therapy Center Czech is located in the capital of the Czech Republic and has successfully...
News | April 15, 2014
April 15, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems announced an agreement with Chiyoda Technol Corp. for the exclusive...
News | April 02, 2014
April 2, 2014 — Proton beam therapy, already the most advanced and precise form of radiation therapy for the...
Technology | March 24, 2014
March 24, 2014 — ProTom International Inc has received 510(k) clearance for its Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System. The...
Hitachi Probeat-RT Proton Beam Therapy System Radiation Therapy
News | March 19, 2014
March 19, 2014 — Hokkaido University and Hitachi Ltd. completed construction of facilities incorporating the Probeat-RT...
Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy Mevion S250
Feature | March 18, 2014
March 18, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems delivered its Mevion S250 proton therapy superconducting synchrocyclotron...
proton therapy radiation therapy
Feature | March 14, 2014
March 14, 2014 — Research and Markets have announced the addition of the "US Proton Therapy Outlook 2017."? Physicians...
Radiation Therapy Proton Therapy

Brookhaven Lab accelerator physicist Stephen Peggs with magnet technology that could reduce the size of particle accelerators needed to steer heavy ion beams and deliver cell-killing energy to precisely targeted tumors while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.

Feature | March 07, 2014
March 7, 2014 — Accelerator physicists are natural-born problem solvers, finding ever more powerful ways to generate...
First Pediatric Patient Treated on Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System
Feature | February 28, 2014
February 28, 2014 — A 6-year-old with a highly malignant medulloblastoma brain tumor is the first pediatric patient...
Scripps Proton Therapy Radiation Varian Medical Systems Pencil Beam Scanning
Feature | February 20, 2014
February 20, 2014 — Until recently, cancer patients looking for a precise form of proton radiation therapy – "pencil-...
Proton Therapy Radiation X-Ray Liver Metastases
News | February 06, 2014
February 6, 2014 — Initial results from a research study reveal that proton radiation therapy can successfully treat...
ProTom International Radiance 330 Proton System Radiation Therapy

Physicist measures Radiance 330 proton beam characteristics.

Feature | February 03, 2014
February 3, 2014 — Initial acceptance test results of ProTom International Inc.'s Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System...
ProTom International, Inc. Radiance 330 Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy

Physicist measures Radiance 330 proton beam characteristics

Feature | January 22, 2014
January 22, 2014 — Physicists at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center (MPTC) in Flint, Michigan conducted clinical testing...
Provision Center for Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy
Feature | January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014 — Three prostate cancer patients were among the first to receive treatment at the Provision Center for...
Varian ProBeam proton therapy system
Technology | January 17, 2014
January 17, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared Varian Medical Systems’ updated ProBeam proton therapy...
raysearch raystation proton radiation therapy treatment planning systems procure
News | December 30, 2013
December 30, 2013 — RaySearch Laboratories AB received two orders for its RayStation treatment planning system from the...
proton therapy radiation therapy mevion s250
Feature | December 24, 2013
December 24, 2013 — A patient with a rare type of cancer (chondrosarcoma) at the base of the skull has become the first...
News | December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013 — American Shared Hospital Services, a provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced...