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.

Blog | ASTRO | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here are a few of the radiation oncology technology advancement takeaways seen at the 2018 American Society for ...

Time November 08, 2018
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November 6, 2018 – Proton therapy treatment for pediatric brain tumor patients is associated with better neurocognitive ...

Time November 06, 2018
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Feature | Proton Therapy | Dave Fornell, Editor

A few of the big takeaways from the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2018 meeting in October were industry ...

Time November 01, 2018
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Videos | Proton Therapy

Interview with Peyman Kabolizadeh, M.D., the medical director of Beaumont Proton Therapy Center, Royal Oak, Mich. He ...

Time October 30, 2018
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October 29, 2018 — At the 2018 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, IBA announced the launch ...

Time October 29, 2018
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October 25, 2018 — IBA announced the first irradiation of a Spot Scanning Proton Arc (SPArc) plan at the Beaumont Health ...

Time October 25, 2018
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October 23, 2018 — Varian announced its new single-room proton therapy system, ProBeam 360°, at the 2018 American ...

Time October 23, 2018
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Feature | Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) | By Greg Freiherr

With its shorter course of treatment, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has long been preferred for patients ...

Time October 23, 2018
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October 19, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is sharing how hospitals can secure performance, investment and ...

Time October 19, 2018
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Feature | Proton Therapy | By Adam Conner-Simons

Investigating inside the human body often requires cutting open a patient or swallowing long tubes with built-in cameras ...

Time October 04, 2018
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News | Treatment Planning

August 27, 2018 — Tsuyama Chuo Hospital in Okayama Prefecture, southwest Japan, has commenced clinical use of RayStation ...

Time August 27, 2018
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Videos | Proton Therapy

A discussion with Matthew Freeman, Ph.D., scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. He spoke about his ...

Time August 10, 2018
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July 30, 2018 – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that they completed the first two installations of the ...

Time July 30, 2018
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July 12, 2018 — Randomized clinical trials are the gold standard of cancer research and can shed light on whether ...

Time July 12, 2018
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News | Treatment Planning

July 5, 2018 — MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C., has begun patient treatments using the ...

Time July 05, 2018
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Feature | Proton Therapy | By Jeff Zagoudis

The Alliance for Proton Therapy Access (APTA) released a national report in late May revealing the heavy emotional and ...

Time July 03, 2018
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May 31, 2018 — Members of Beaumont Health’s proton therapy team presented research on a new treatment for patients with ...

Time May 31, 2018
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May 25, 2018 — The Alliance for Proton Therapy Access has released a national report revealing the heavy emotional and ...

Time May 25, 2018
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April 27, 2018 — For the first time, cancer patients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region have access to proton ...

Time April 27, 2018
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April 5, 2018 — Mevion Medical Systems announced the treatment of the first patient in the world on the Mevion S250i ...

Time April 05, 2018
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