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.

News | Proton Therapy | December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has signed a contract with TMS (Tomorrow Medical Systems Co. Ltd...

Hitachi, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | December 17, 2015

December 17, 2015 — Hitachi Ltd. announced that St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened the St. Jude Red Frog...

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News | Proton Therapy | December 07, 2015

November 7, 2015 —As the nation prepares to honor its military this Veteran’s Day, physician-scientists at Loma...

Texas Center for Proton Therapy Now Treating Patients
News | Radiation Oncology | November 23, 2015

IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced that the newly opened Texas Center for Proton Therapy is now treating...

Mevion S250mx, Los Angeles Proton Center, three-room proton therapy system

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News | Proton Therapy | November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 – Mevion Medical Systems is announcing the Los Angeles Proton Center is building a three-room...

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News | Radiation Therapy | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — Gold nanoparticles (GNPs) can increase the effectiveness of...

Ackerman Cancer Center, second Mevion S250 proton therapy system, Hyperscan, pencil beam scanning technology

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News | Proton Therapy | October 29, 2015

October 29, 2015 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that Ackerman Cancer Center (ACC) in Jacksonville, Florida, will...

Penn Medicine, IBA upgrades, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, PBS, CBCT
News | Proton Therapy | October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 — IBA announced that longtime customer and research partner Penn Medicine has upgraded the...

ASTRO 2015, Penn Medicine, Roberts Proton Therapy Center, clinical studies

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News | Proton Therapy | October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015 — New data from clinical trials conducted at Penn Medicine’s Robert...

IBA, Proteus One, compact proton therapy system, first cone beam CT-supported treatment, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center

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News | Proton Therapy | October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015 — IBA announced that a ...

IBA, pencil beam scanning technology, Korean National Cancer Center

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News | Proton Therapy | October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 — IBA announced that Korea’s National Cancer Center (NCC) has recently installed and deployed its...

Siemens, ASTRO 2015, radiation therapy systems and software, Biograph RT Pro, PET/CT, syngo.via

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Technology | Radiation Therapy | October 20, 2015

October 20, 2015 — In October, Siemens Healthcare debuted a host of imaging systems that enable...

Orfit Industries, HP Pro Solution, proton therapy immobilization system, ASTRO 2015, CE Mark, FDA clearance

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Technology | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 — Orfit Industries introduced and demonstrated its HP Pro Solution, an innovative, comprehensive...

News | Proton Therapy | September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced that it has signed a contract with the company INVAP...

Protom International, Radiance 330, proton therapy system, MGH, Massachusetts General Hospital, installation

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News | Proton Therapy | September 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 — ProTom International announced its accelerated focus on the installation of its Radiance 330 ...

Hitachi, Probeat-V, proton beam therapy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

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News | Proton Therapy | September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015 — Hitachi Ltd. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

Feature | Proton Therapy | September 09, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis

The current state of proton therapy can be assessed fairly quickly by looking at a map: At the end of 2014, there...

Mevion's proton therapy system.

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Feature | Radiation Therapy | September 09, 2015 | Melinda Taschetta-Millane

The use of radiation therapy to treat cancer has been in existence for over a century, tracing back to the early...

SAHMRI, proton therapy unit, South Australia, first in Southern Hemisphere
News | Proton Therapy | September 02, 2015

September 2, 2015 — Significant national and international momentum is building to include a...

Mevion S250, proton therapy
News | Radiation Therapy | August 24, 2015

On April 30, 2015, a major milestone was reached at Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Fla., when the first...