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.

Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 15, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Vinai Gondi, M.D., director of research and CNS neuro-oncology at the...
University of Oklahoma Cancer Center Begins First Proton Therapy Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | February 01, 2019
February 1, 2019 — Home to the largest and most comprehensive radiation therapy program in Oklahoma, the Stephenson...
Southern Asia's First Proton Therapy Center Begins Treatments
News | Proton Therapy | January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced the opening of the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre in Chennai,...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Therapy | January 18, 2019
Join Chris Toth, president of Varian’s Oncology Systems business, for a look at product introductions for 2018 plus a...
Ohio State University to Open Region’s First Proton Therapy Facility

Image courtesy of The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center

News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard...
Videos | ASTRO | November 08, 2018
ITN Editor Dave Fornell took a tour of some of the most innovative technologies on display on the expo floor at the ...
Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix, explains the use of his company's nanoparticles to enhance the radiation sensitivity of tumor tissue to improve patient outcomes.

Laurent Levy, CEO of Nanobiotix, explains the use of his company's nanoparticles to enhance the radiation sensitivity of tumor tissue to improve patient outcomes. The images show the initial tumor and enhancement areas due to the nanoparticles and the resulting outcomes following treatment.

Blog | ASTRO | November 08, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Here are a few of the radiation oncology technology advancement takeaways seen at the 2018 American Society for...
Proton Therapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors Has Favorable Cognitive Outcomes
News | Proton Therapy | November 06, 2018
November 6, 2018 – Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive...
A model of the new, compact, single-room Varian ProBeam 360 system. The system is an example of the trend in proton therapy toward single-room, smaller systems and away from multi-room treatment centers. #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

A model of the new, compact, single-room Varian ProBeam 360 system. The system is an example of the trend in proton therapy toward single-room, smaller systems and away from multi-room treatment centers.

Feature | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2018 | Dave Fornell, Editor
A few of the big takeaways from the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 meeting in October were...
Videos | Proton Therapy | October 30, 2018
Interview with Peyman Kabolizadeh, M.D., the medical director of Beaumont Proton Therapy Center, Royal Oak, Mich. He...
Victoria Advisory Committee for Proton Therapy Launched at ASTRO 2018
News | Proton Therapy | October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018 — At the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, IBA announced the launch...
Beaumont Hospital Cancer Institute Performs First Irradiation of Spot Scanning Proton Arc Therapy Plan
News | Proton Therapy | October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 — IBA announced the first irradiation of a Spot Scanning Proton Arc (SPArc) plan at the Beaumont...
Varian Introduces New ProBeam 360° Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018 — Varian announced its new single-room proton therapy system, ProBeam 360°, at the 2018 American...
Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO #ASTRO18 #ASTRO2018

Amar U. Kishan, M.D., presents data about stereotactic body radiation therapy at ASTRO 2018.

Feature | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | October 23, 2018 | By Greg Freiherr
With its shorter course of treatment, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has long been preferred for patients...
IBA's Proteus system and proton therapy solutions will be discussed at ASTRO 2018. #ASTRO18 #ASTRO #ASTRO2018
News | Proton Therapy | October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is sharing how hospitals can secure performance, investment and...
Feature | Proton Therapy | October 04, 2018 | By Adam Conner-Simons
Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swallowing long tubes with built-in...
Tsuyama Chuo Proton Beam Center Treats First Patients With RayStation
News | Treatment Planning | August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of...
Videos | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2018
A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about his...
The IBA Proteus Plus proton therapy radiation therapy system.

The IBA Proteus Plus.

Feature | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
As one of the more precise methods of delivering radiation therapy for cancer treatment, proton therapy has grown at a...
IBA Completes Installation of Two Proteus One Proton Therapy Systems in Japan
News | Proton Therapy | July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the...