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.

Mevion Receives 510(k) Clearance for Hyperscan Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy
Technology | Proton Therapy | January 04, 2018
January 4, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the...
MEDraysintell Downgrades Proton Therapy Market Projection for 2030
News | Proton Therapy | January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 — MEDraysintell recently downgraded its projection for...
RaySearch Releases RayStation 7 Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System
Technology | Treatment Planning | December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017 — RayStation 7, the latest release of RaySearch’s...
Baptist Hospital's Miami Cancer Institute Treats First Patient With Proteus Plus Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that Miami Cancer Institute treated its first patients,...
Mevion Achieves CE Mark for S250i Proton Therapy System
News | Proton Therapy | November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the Mevion S250i...
RayStation Selected for New Tennessee Proton Therapy Center
News | Treatment Planning | November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017 — Provision Healthcare has selected RayStation for external beam planning at the new Provision Cares...
Proton therapy doesn’t get as near to the heart and other internal organs as X-ray therapy does. (Image courtesy of Provision Cares Proton Therapy Center.)

Proton therapy doesn’t get as near to the heart and other internal organs as X-ray therapy does. (Image courtesy of Provision Cares Proton Therapy Center.)

Feature | Proton Therapy | November 06, 2017 | By Larisa Brass, MPH
Thirty-three. Twenty-nine. Sixty-four. These are the ages of the breast cancer patients who have walked through the...
PTCOG-NA Studies Address Cost and Coverage Issues With Proton Therapy
News | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2017
November 1, 2017 – Physicians from across the country gathered in Chicago last week to discuss the most recent advances...
Proton Therapy Lowers Treatment Side Effects in Pediatric Head and Neck Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | November 01, 2017
November 1, 2017 — Pediatric patients with head and neck cancer can be treated with...
Proton Therapy Shows Promising Clinical Benefits for Esophageal, Prostate and Breast Cancer
News | Proton Therapy | October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017 — The National Association for Proton Therapy (NAPT) announced a number of clinical papers showing...
ProTom International to Install Three-Room Proton Therapy System in China
News | Proton Therapy | October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017 — ProTom International Holding Co. announced that it has signed a contract for the purchase and...
IBA Announces First Use of Gating With Active Scanning Proton Therapy in Italy
News | Proton Therapy | October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017 — The Trento Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS) and IBA announced the successful...
MedLever and Hong Kong Sanatorium Partner to Streamline Proton Therapy Workflow
News | Radiation Therapy | September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017 — MedLever Inc. recently announced the launch of a comprehensive agreement with the Hong Kong...
IBA Releases Razor Nano Ionization Chamber
News | Proton Therapy | September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the release of the Razor Nano Chamber, the smallest...
ProCure Proton Therapy Center New Jersey Celebrates Five-Year Cancer-Free Milestone for Prostate Cancer Patients
News | Proton Therapy | September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017 — ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, N.J., recently celebrated the five-year cancer-free...
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 on...
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...