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.

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Feature | Proton Therapy | September 08, 2017 | By Jeff Zagoudis

As one of the more precise methods of delivering radiation therapy for cancer treatment,...

associate editor Jeff Zagoudis had the opportunity to interview AHRA President Jason Newmark, CRA, FAHRA, and CEO Ed Cronin.

You can watch Jeff’s entire interview with Newman and Cronin at http://bit.ly/2vI4kMc.

Blog | Proton Therapy | September 08, 2017

The ITN team recently attended the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA)’s 45th Annual Meeting and...

Penn Medicine to Host Fourth Annual Proton Therapy Training Course
News | Proton Therapy | August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and the Department of Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine, in...

Videos | Proton Therapy | August 21, 2017

Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of medical physics at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, discusses the...

MedStar Georgetown Proton Center Selects RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — The proton center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital will utilize RayStation for planning...

DOSIsoft Releases ISOgray Proton Therapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — DOSIsoft SA announced the official release, with CE marking, of ISOgray...

Eight Proton Therapy Centers Worldwide Adopt RayStation for Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — RaySearch Laboratories reported that eight additional...

IBA to Install Proton Therapy Facility at Inova Schar Cancer Institute
News | Proton Therapy | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and Inova recently signed a contract for a two-room Proteus Plus...

Proton International and Beaumont Health Open Michigan's First Proton Therapy Facility
News | Proton Therapy | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Proton International (PI) and Beaumont Health recently opened the state’s first...

ASTRO Updates Insurance Coverage Recommendations for Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued an update to its recommendations for...

IBA and Philips Step Up Commercial Collaboration in Brazilian Proton Therapy Market
News | Radiation Therapy | July 03, 2017

July 3, 2017 — IBA and Philips announced in mid-June they are stepping up their combined effort for...

First Patient Treated With Pencil Beam Scanning at Institute Curie Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 — IBA announced that the first patient has been treated with pencil beam scanning (PBS) technology at...

News | Radiation Therapy | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 — Proton International announced the successful financing of a new state-of-the-art...

Proton Monte Carlo Dose Calculation Now Part of RayStation Treatment Planning
News | Treatment Planning | May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017 — RaySearch demonstrated a new Monte Carlo dose planning feature for...

Work Starts on Belgium's First Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — IBA announced that building works have begun on the Proton Therapy Center ParTICLe – Belgium’s first...

Mevion and medPhoton Bring Advanced Cone Beam CT Imaging to Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced a strategic agreement with medPhoton GmbH to integrate ImagingRing,...

IBA Installs Three Proteus One Systems in One Week
News | Proton Therapy | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — IBA announced the delivery and rigging of three Proteus One treatment rooms in less than a week at...

IBA Dosimetry Americas Announces New Exclusive Canadian Distributor for Radiotherapy Products
News | Radiation Therapy | April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the Dosimetry Americas division has recently partnered...

Mevion, S250i proton therapy system, Hyperscan pencil beam scanning, installation, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
News | Proton Therapy | April 04, 2017

April 4, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the installation of the first Mevion S250i...

proton therapy, recurrent lung cancer, clinical study, IMPT, 2017 Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium
News | Proton Therapy | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — A new study offers hope for patients with recurrent...