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.

Netherlands Proton Therapy Center Delivers First Clinical Flash Irradiation
News | Proton Therapy | May 02, 2019
May 2, 2019 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) recently announced the first Flash irradiation in an IBA proton therapy...
Pencil Beam Scanning Better Protects Children With Brain Tumors
News | Proton Therapy | May 01, 2019
May 1, 2019 — A comparison of three types of radiotherapy for children's brain tumors suggests a type of proton therapy...
California Protons Cancer Therapy Center Begins Breast Cancer Study Enrollment
News | Proton Therapy | April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019 — California Protons Cancer Therapy Center announced two major efforts representing significant steps...
Varian Discloses First Preclinical Results of Flash Therapy in Cancer Treatment
News | Proton Therapy | April 09, 2019
April 9, 2019 — Varian, in partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation...
ZON-PTC in Clinical Use With RayStation 8B and Hyperscan
News | Treatment Planning | March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019 — Zuid-Oost Nederland Protonen Therapie Centrum (ZON-PTC), Maastricht, Netherlands, recently treated its...
What to Expect from the Proton Therapy Market in 2019-2020
News | Proton Therapy | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 — The number of new particle therapy rooms ordered worldwide dropped by almost 20 percent in 2018,...
Videos | Proton Therapy | March 01, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Mark Pankuch, Ph.D., director of physics and dosimetry at the...
Videos | Proton Therapy | February 28, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Bill Hartsell, M.D., medical director at the Northwestern Medicine...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019
This is a 360 photo view behind the gantry room at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill...
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360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 28, 2019
This is a 360 view of Treatment Room 3 (of 4) at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill....
NW Proton Center Gantry Room Front
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | February 27, 2019
This is a 360 photo view inside the gantry room at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, Ill...
Videos | Proton Therapy | February 26, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Bill Hartsell, M.D., medical director at the Northwestern Medicine...
Videos | Radiation Therapy | February 21, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Christy Kesslering, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology at the...
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...