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 | 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...

News | December 10, 2009

December 9, 2009 - Proton therapy is gaining wider adoption in the United States, having treated more than...

News | November 12, 2009

November 12, 2009 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) introduced a smaller, two-room, and lower-cost...

News | November 02, 2009

November 2, 2009 — Men who receive a "boost" of proton therapy after receiving a standard course of X-ray radiation...

News | September 29, 2009

September 29, 2009 - The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) and ProCure Treatment Centers Inc. (ProCure)...

News | August 25, 2009

August 26, 2009 - The Swedish government have selected Varian Medical Systems to equip a new proton therapy center...

News | July 13, 2009

July 13, 2009 - The new ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City celebrated its official grand...

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Technology | April 29, 2009

April 29, 2009 – The FDA cleared of a new generation of patient positioning system (PPS) developed by Ion Beam...

Technology | February 18, 2009

February 19, 2009 -Varian Medical Systems today announced that it has received CE mark for the Varian...

News | February 13, 2009

February 13, 2009 - American Shared Hospital Services (AMS) said that it is developing a proton beam radiation...

Technology | December 23, 2008

December 23, 2008 - The FDA cleared Ion Beam Applications’ (IBA) cyclotron-based integrated commercial...

News | July 28, 2008

July 29, 2008 - One of the most effective means of treating cancers is via radiation therapy.

However,...