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 | 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,...

News | May 26, 2008

May 27, 2008 - Varian Medical Systems and Still River Systems entered into a partnership to develop an interface...

News | April 28, 2008

April 29, 2008 - TomoTherapy Inc. is participating in the Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation (CPAC) to...

News | February 17, 2008

February 18, 2008 –ProCure Treatment Centers Inc. and the University of Pennsylvania’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center...

News | December 25, 2007

December 26, 2007 - Varian Medical Systems has received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new proton scanning dose...

News | December 11, 2007

December 12, 2007 - Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), the first hospital-based proton treatment center...

News | August 16, 2007

August 17, 2007 - The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in MD, has placed an...

News | August 02, 2007

August 3, 2007 - OncoLogics Inc., a comprehensive radiosurgical and radiation therapy clinic in southwest Louisiana...

Technology | July 25, 2007

Using innovative physics, researchers have proposed a system that may one day bring proton therapy, a state-of-the-...

News | July 24, 2007

July 25, 2007 – Accuray Inc. featured its Xsight Lung Tracking System designed for the non-invasive treatment of...

Technology | July 24, 2007

July 25, 2007 – The IBA business unit, IBA Particle Therapy, recently announced the release of its full-...

News | July 24, 2007

July 25, 2007 – The IBA business unit, IBA Particle Therapy, recently announced the release of its full-size...

News | July 22, 2007

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July 23, 2007 - Using innovative physics, researchers...

News | July 22, 2007

July 23, 2007 - CMS Inc. announced the signing of a collaboration agreement to provide treatment planning support...

News | July 09, 2007

July 10, 2007 - Cancer patients in Illinois will soon have access to proton therapy, a highly advanced form of...