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.

ZDi Solutions, Z-System, radiation therapy, proton therapy, patient positioning, ASTRO 2016
News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016 — ZDi Solutions LLC announced that it will soon market its Z-System patient positioning devices to...
Mevion S250i, Hyperscan pencil beam scanning, the Netherlands, proton therapy, IMPT, ZON-PTC
News | Proton Therapy | September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that it will be installing its Mevion S250i proton therapy system...
Mevion, Hyperscan with Adaptive Aperture, intensity modualted proton therapy, IMPT, ASTRO 2016
News | Radiation Therapy | September 22, 2016
September 22, 2016 — Mevion Medical Systems will showcase its pencil beam scanning Hyperscan with Adaptive Aperture at...
P-Cure, Patient-Centric Solution, proton therapy, treatment planning, CT, seated position, FDA
Technology | Proton Therapy | September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016 — P-Cure, provider of patient-centric solutions for proton therapy, has received U.S. Food and Drug...
proton therapy

the proton therapy center at CAL, Nice.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Proton Therapy | September 07, 2016
A new proton therapy center at Centre Antoine-Lacassagne (CAL) in Nice, France, will soon begin treating patients with...
proton therapy map
Feature | Proton Therapy | September 07, 2016 | By Jeff Zagoudis
The global proton therapy market hit a major milestone in 2015, eclipsing the billion-dollar mark for sales orders and...
IBA, RaySearch, adaptive proton therapy, RayCare oncology information system, strategic alliance
News | Proton Therapy | September 06, 2016
September 6, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and RaySearch Laboratories have entered into a long-term strategic...
Hitachi, proton beam therapy, PBT system, National Cancer Centre Singapore, NCCS, first in Southeast Asia
News | Proton Therapy | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — Hitachi Asia Ltd. and Hitachi Ltd. announced that Hitachi Asia has received an order for a proton...
ProteusONE, IBA, FDA approval, FDA clearance of ProteusONE, compact proton therapy
Technology | Proton Therapy | August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its...
Cincinnati Children's, UC Health, new Proton Therapy Center
News | Proton Therapy | August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016 — Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and UC Health are celebrating the grand opening of the...
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News | Radiation Therapy | July 29, 2016
Mevion Medical Systems announced that University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland used the Mevion S250 proton therapy system...
IBA, Institute Curie, proton therapy, experimental research beam line, install
News | Proton Therapy | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and the Institute Curie in Paris, France, announced the signature of an...
University Hospitals Cleveland, proton therapy center, Mevion, Ohio
News | Proton Therapy | June 02, 2016
June 2, 2016 — University Hospitals in Cleveland recently held a ceremony to mark the completion of its new $30 million...
Hitachi, proton beam therapy, Hon Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, HSKH
News | Proton Therapy | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — Hitachi Ltd. announced that Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) has selected Hitachi to supply a...
Varian, ProBeam proton therapy system, HollandPTC, Netherlands, installation
News | Proton Therapy | May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016 — Varian Medical Systems delivered the cyclotron for the new multi-room HollandPTC in Delft, the...
News | Proton Therapy | April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016 — Texas Center for Proton Therapy and IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the first patient...
Varian, proton therapy, ProBeam system, Delray Medical Center, South Florida
News | Proton Therapy | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 — Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach, Fla., has reached agreement with Proton International (PI) to...
Mevion S250, proton therapy, UF Health Cancer Center Orlando Health, American Shared Hospital Services
News | Proton Therapy | April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016 — Physicians have begun treating patients with the Mevion S250 proton therapy system at The Marjorie and...
IBA, Proteus One, accelerator, proton therapy, Centre Antoine-Lacassagne, France
News | Proton Therapy | April 05, 2016
April 5, 2016 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) has recently received CE mark authorization of its new supra conducting...
Proton Therapy treatment planning for spine and base of brain of pediatric patient Ashya King.

The proton treatment plan for 5-year-old Ashya King, who made headlines in 2014 after his parents were arrested for taking him from a National Health Service (NHS) hospital in the U.K. and bringing him to a proton therapy center in the Czech Republic for treatment. Proton therapy was not available in the U.K. The boys cancer went into complete remission after the proton treatments. This treatment plan, overlaid on the CT scan, shows the proton delivery zones without penetration into health tissue in the child's thorax or abdomen. 

Feature | Proton Therapy | April 05, 2016 | Dave Fornell
As proton therapy becomes more widely available, imaging for the development of proton treatment plans will become more...