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.

IBA Receives FDA Approval of New Compact Gantry, Clearing Way for ProteusONE
Technology | July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) announced it has received marketing authorization from the U.S. Food...

Proton Therapy Advantages IMRT Advanced Head and Neck Cancers
News | July 14, 2014

July 14, 2014 — A new study by radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic comparing the world’s literature on outcomes of...

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News | July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 — The Texas Center for Proton Therapy received its new cyclotron this month, and the center is...

News | June 20, 2014

June 20, 2014 — The doctors and staff of the Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, Ind.,...

Feature | June 05, 2014

June 5, 2014 — The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new model policy for proton beam...

Varian To Equip New Proton Treatment Center at National Taiwan University in Taipei
News | May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 — Varian Medical Systems announced it has signed an agreement with YongLin Healthcare Foundation by...

CDH Proton Center utilizes a gantry that rotates completely around a patient as well as robotic patient positioners that put the patient in the right position.

CDH Proton Center utilizes a gantry that rotates completely around a patient as well as robotic patient positioners that put the patient in the right position.

Feature | May 01, 2014 | Williette Nyanue

Proton therapy is becoming more prevalent in cancer treatment as it is the most advanced form of radiation available...

Prostate Cancer Czech Proton Therapy Center Diagnosis Treatment
News | April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014 — Proton Therapy Center Czech is located in the capital of the Czech Republic and has successfully...

News | April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems announced an agreement with Chiyoda Technol Corp. for the exclusive...

Technology | March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014 — ProTom International Inc has received 510(k) clearance for its Radiance 330...

Hitachi Probeat-RT Proton Beam Therapy System Radiation Therapy
News | March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 — Hokkaido University and Hitachi Ltd. completed construction of facilities incorporating the Probeat...

Proton Therapy Radiation Therapy Mevion S250
Feature | March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems delivered its Mevion S250...

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Feature | March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 — Research and Markets have announced the addition of the "US Proton Therapy Outlook 2017."?...

Radiation Therapy Proton Therapy

Brookhaven Lab accelerator physicist Stephen Peggs with magnet technology that could reduce the size of particle accelerators needed to steer heavy ion beams and deliver cell-killing energy to precisely targeted tumors while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.

Feature | March 07, 2014

March 7, 2014 — Accelerator physicists are natural-born problem solvers, finding ever more powerful ways to generate...

First Pediatric Patient Treated on Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System
Feature | February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 — A 6-year-old with a highly malignant medulloblastoma brain tumor is the first pediatric patient...

Scripps Proton Therapy Radiation Varian Medical Systems Pencil Beam Scanning
Feature | February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 — Until recently, cancer patients looking for a precise form of proton...

Proton Therapy Radiation X-Ray Liver Metastases
News | February 06, 2014
February 6, 2014 — Initial results from a research ...
ProTom International Radiance 330 Proton System Radiation Therapy

Physicist measures Radiance 330 proton beam characteristics.

Feature | February 03, 2014
February 3, 2014 — Initial acceptance test results of ProTom International Inc.'s Radiance 330...