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.

CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center
News | April 02, 2013
April 2, 2013 — The Warrenville, Ill.-based CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center, announced the installation of pencil...
News | April 01, 2013
April 1, 2013 — For more than three decades various forms of robotics have been effectively applied in healthcare to...
News | February 06, 2013
  February 6, 2013 — Radiation oncologists from some of the country’s leading cancer centers will meet in Phoenix to...
News | February 01, 2013
February 1, 2013 — Six clinical trials, including one evaluating the effectiveness of proton beam therapy in treating...
News | January 23, 2013
Apollo Hospitals, India's leading healthcare provider, in its yet another initiative to bring the best healthcare...
News | January 22, 2013
An innovative modification of a treatment chair used with cancer patients allows those who have problems lying down...
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 tolerated,...
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, the...
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” may conjure up images of some type of high-tech treatment...
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 with...
News | July 24, 2012
July 24, 2012 — Mevion Medical Systems announced today that it has delivered the superconducting synchrocyclotron for...
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 radiation...
News | June 28, 2012
June 28, 2012 — When a newly diagnosed cancer patient is considering treatment options, proton therapy might not be the...
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 proton therapy system at the...