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.

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 Treatment Planning System (...
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 proton therapy centers worldwide have recently...
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 proton therapy center,...
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 proton therapy in...
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 the...
News | Radiation Therapy | May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017 — Proton International announced the successful financing of a new state-of-the-art radiation therapy...
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 proton therapy on its RayStation...
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, an...
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 with...
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 system with...
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 lung cancer, who historically have been considered...
state of the proton therapy market entering 2017, proton therapy, radiation therapy, Robust Insight survey
News | Proton Therapy | February 10, 2017
February 10, 2017 — Independent market research consultancy Robust Insight recently conveyed a survey commissioned by...
Mevion S250 proton therapy system, UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health, Airo CT scanner, Veritiy Patient Positioning System, radiation therapy
News | Proton Therapy | January 27, 2017
January 27, 2017 — Mevion Medical Systems and UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health recently announced the first...