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.

Technology | February 22, 2012

February 21, 2012 — Clarity soft tissue visualization system now provides an autoscan...

News | January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems announced a $77 million order with Saudi Particle Therapy Centre LLC to...

News | January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that it has closed a $45 million...

Technology | November 02, 2011

November 2, 2011 — Mevion Medical Systems announced it has delivered the world's first superconducting...

Technology | September 27, 2011

September 27, 2011 – Continual visual verification that a tumor is being accurately targeted during a radiotherapy...

News | May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems is highlighting its ProBeam proton therapy system and Eclipse treatment...

News | May 09, 2011

May 10, 2011 – Hitachi Ltd. announced it entered into an agreement to provide Mayo Clinic with its proton beam...

News | April 04, 2011

April 4, 2011 – The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland and Elekta are collaborating to further develop...

News | March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011 – The CDH Proton Center in suburban Chicago can now treat a wider variety of cancer tumors...

News | January 03, 2011

January 3, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for software used for...

Technology | November 22, 2010

IBA introduced its new Proteus One proton treatment system during ASTRO 2010. It is about one-third the...

News | November 04, 2010

November 4, 2010 - A smaller, more efficient and cost-effective proton therapy system will soon be...

News | November 02, 2010

November 2, 2010 – A new proton therapy system is entering the final phase of installation at the Siteman...

News | October 22, 2010

October 22, 2010 - Proton beam therapy is safe, effective and may be superior to other conventional treatments for...

William Hartsell, M.D., conducts a tour of the new CDH Proton Therapy Center in Warrenville, Ill., for local journalists, including this inclined beam treatment room, one of two in the facility.

News | October 01, 2010

October 1, 2010 — A new proton therapy center will open in the suburban Chicago area later this month,...

Computer graphic of the proposed molecular-tracking radiotherapy system

Feature | September 28, 2010

September 28, 2010 — An agreement has been reached to begin joint development of a world-first novel proton...

News | July 01, 2010

July 1, 2010 – Two companies this week announced plans to join forces to bring expanded proton therapy...

A proton therapy treatment vault at the Rinecker Proton Therapy Center (RPTC) in Munich, Germany.

Technology | May 18, 2010

May 18, 2010 - Proton beam therapy is becoming more accessible in the United States.

While proton...

News | April 07, 2010

April 7, 2010 - According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, an estimated 48,000 people in New...

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centers Proton Therapy Center.

News | January 13, 2010

January 13, 2010 – There is growing awareness about the advantages of proton therapy compared to...