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 | 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 Hospital...
Technology | February 22, 2012
February 21, 2012 — Clarity soft tissue visualization system now provides an autoscan option for automated ultrasound...
News | January 31, 2012
January 31, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems announced a $77 million order with Saudi Particle Therapy Centre LLC to equip...
News | January 26, 2012
January 26, 2012 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that it has closed a $45 million investment from ProQuest...
Technology | November 02, 2011
November 2, 2011 — Mevion Medical Systems announced it has delivered the world's first superconducting synchrocyclotron...
Videos | Proton Therapy | October 18, 2011
IBA ProteusONE offers uncompromised treatment solutions enabling physicians to leverage the clinical effectiveness of...
Technology | September 27, 2011
September 27, 2011 – Continual visual verification that a tumor is being accurately targeted during a radiotherapy...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2011
IBA showcased its noninvasive radiation oncology treatment systems during the American Association of Physicists in...
News | May 10, 2011
May 10, 2011 – Varian Medical Systems is highlighting its ProBeam proton therapy system and Eclipse treatment planning...
News | May 09, 2011
May 10, 2011 – Hitachi Ltd. announced it entered into an agreement to provide Mayo Clinic with its proton beam therapy...
News | April 04, 2011
April 4, 2011 – The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland and Elekta are collaborating to further develop...
Videos | Proton Therapy | March 22, 2011
IBA introduced its new Proteus One proton treatment system during ASTRO 2010. It is about one-third the size of current...
News | March 10, 2011
March 10, 2011 – The CDH Proton Center in suburban Chicago can now treat a wider variety of cancer tumors with the...
News | January 03, 2011
January 3, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for software used for planning...
Technology | November 22, 2010
IBA introduced its new Proteus One proton treatment system during ASTRO 2010. It is about one-third the size of...
News | November 04, 2010
November 4, 2010 - A smaller, more efficient and cost-effective proton therapy system will soon be available for...
News | November 02, 2010
November 2, 2010 – A new proton therapy system is entering the final phase of installation at the Siteman Cancer...
News | October 22, 2010
October 22, 2010 - Proton beam therapy is safe, effective and may be superior to other conventional treatments for...