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 Medical Systems, joint venture, China, S250, proton therapy centers
News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — Mevion Medical Systems announced today that it has entered into an investment agreement where up to $...
IBA, Proteus One, compact proton therapy system, Willis-Knighton Cancer Center
News | Proton Therapy | July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015 — Teams at the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, have achieved high levels of...
RaySearch, RayStation, Texas Center for Proton Therapy, treatment planning
News | Radiation Oncology | July 07, 2015
July 7, 2015 - The Texas Center for Proton Therapy announced it has selected RayStation from RaySearch Laboratories as...
IBA, Proton Partners International, Proteus One, United Kingdom
News | Molecular Imaging | July 06, 2015
July 6, 2015 - IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) has signed three separate binding term sheets with Proton Partners...
Mevion, S250, Seidman Cancer Center, University Hospitals, UH, proton therapy
News | Molecular Imaging | July 02, 2015
July 2, 2015 - Mevion Medical Systems announced delivery of the superconducting synchrocyclotron accelerator for its...
proton therapy, Proton Therapy Center Czech, Europe, growing, PACS

Image courtesy of Proton Therapy Center Czech

News | Molecular Imaging | July 01, 2015
July 1, 2015 - The continuing exploration of the benefits of proton therapy is inspiring a growing and massive...
IBA, Philips India, Apollo Proton Therapy Center, first in India
News | June 22, 2015
June 22, 2015 - IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) and Royal Philips announced the signing of an exclusive agreement to...
Hitachi, Probeat, Johns Hopkins, Sibley Memorial, proton beam therapy
News | June 22, 2015
June 22, 2015 - Hitachi Ltd. announced that Johns Hopkins Medicine has selected Hitachi to provide its proton beam...
IBA, Academy on the Road, radiation therapy, training workshop

Shown here are some of the attending physicists participating in the set up of the Blue Phantom2 and LDA-99 Diode Array for an electron scan, which is required TG-106 protocol for annual and beam commissioning reports. Based upon feedback from attendees in all 5 sessions, the hands-on portion of our academy workshops is where it all comes together for practical use, says Tina Baker. This unique experience adds great value, and we are very happy to offer value-added programs.

Technology | June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015 - IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) announced the successful completion of its fifth IBA Academy on the...
Center for Biomedical Research, Ackerman Cancer Center, proton therapy, registry
News | June 08, 2015
June 8, 2015 - The Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) is partnering with the Ackerman Cancer Center as part of a...
Mevion, S250, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, back-to-back, proton
News | June 08, 2015
June 8, 2015 - The Mevion S250 proton therapy system at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is now treating...
Scripps, pencil beam scanning, proton center
News | June 04, 2015
June 4, 2015 - The nation's first and only proton therapy center to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam...
Original treatment plan

Figure 1: Original treatment plan

Case Study | June 04, 2015 | Sponsored by RaySearch Laboratories
Proton therapy is an exciting modality in radiation oncology. It is the target of both positive and negative...
News | June 02, 2015
June 2, 2015 - New research has found that esophageal cancer patients treated with proton therapy experienced...
IBA, new feature, energy-related costs, proton therapy, cyclotron
News | June 01, 2015
June 1, 2015 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A) announced the release of an exclusive feature that reduces the power...
MEDraysintell, proton therapy, world market, third edition, $1 billion, 2019
Feature | May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015 — For the first time the proton therapy world market is anticipated to reach $1 billion in 2019, according...
News | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Provision Healthcare has signed a joint agreement with the Tianjin Taishan Cancer Hospital (...
IBA, Proton Therapy Center Czech, UBTI, Proteus Plus, motion management
News | May 08, 2015
May 8, 2015 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT) announced the first clinical use of its Proteus Plus Universal...
Ackerman Cancer Center, Mevion S250, Jacksonville, physician-owned
Feature | May 05, 2015
May 5, 2015 — Ackerman Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, treated its first four proton therapy patients at the...
IBA's ProteusONE proton therapy system is now FDA cleared.

IBA's Proteus ONE proton therapy system.

Feature | Proton Therapy | May 04, 2015 | Jeff Zagoudis
Proton therapy has been on the rise in recent years, both in the United States and abroad, with more and more proton...