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.

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News | February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015 — RaySearch Laboratories AB announced that Westdeutsches Protonentherapiezentrum Essen (WPE) in...
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News | February 06, 2015
February 6, 2015 — The Proton Therapy Center (PTC) in Prague has signed contracts with the majority of Czech health...
News | February 05, 2015
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.), a global high-tech leader in the next generation of proton therapy solutions and...
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News | January 29, 2015
January 29, 2015 — Mevion Medical Systems is announcing that the Mevion S250...
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Image courtesy of Proton Therapy Center Czech.

News | January 12, 2015
January 6, 2015 — For two years now, Proton Therapy Center Czech (PTC) in Prague has been among the world’s top...
News | January 05, 2015
January 5, 2015 — Zelina Amir was the 1,000th patient to complete treatment at the ProCure Proton Therapy Center in...
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Proteus ONE image courtesy of IBA

News | December 29, 2014
December 29, 2014 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA) and Université Catholique de Louvain announced that the first...
News | December 04, 2014
December 4, 2014 — University of Oxford, in collaboration with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, partners with...
News | November 18, 2014
Mevion Medical Systems, Inc. and Philips Radiation Oncology Systems are collaborating to combine the...
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The Mevion S250 accelerator, being lifted by a crane as it is delivered to the UF Health Cancer Center. Photo: Orlando Health

News | November 12, 2014
Nov. 12, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems will deliver  its Mevion S250...
New Study Examines Alternative Radiotherapy Techniques for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Photo of Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System Courtesy of ProTom International

Feature | November 06, 2014
November 6, 2014 — In terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients with early stage...
Final 2015 CMS Gamma Knife and Proton Reimbursement Rates Announced
News | November 04, 2014
November 4, 2014 — American Shared Hospital Services announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS...
News | October 15, 2014
October 15, 2014 — Ion Beam Applications SA (IBA) announced that the University of Iowa and IBA have signed a research...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Proton Therapy | October 06, 2014
Introducing HYPERSCAN , Pencil Beam Scanning Delivery HYPERSCAN enables tumor volumes to be scanned in a matter of...
ProNova medPhoton Next Generation Beam Delivery Advanced Imaging Proton Therapy
News | October 06, 2014
October 6, 2014 — ProNova Solutions and medPhoton announced that they have agreed to form an exclusive partnership that...
breast cancer, proton therapy
Feature | September 29, 2014
September 29, 2014 — The latest data from a ...
News | September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014 — IBA and Philips Healthcare announced the signing of a global collaboration to provide advanced...
 Mevion_HYPERSCAN Proton Therapy
News | September 12, 2014
September 12, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems introduced Hyperscan for the Mevion S250 modular single-room...
MedStar Georgetown to Install Mevion S250 Proton Therapy System to Treat Adult and Pediatric Cancer Patients
News | September 08, 2014
September 8, 2014 — Mevion Medical Systems announced that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has received final...
Feature | September 03, 2014 | Williette Nyanue
Incidents of cancer are on the rise globally. According to a press release from the World Health Organization’s (WHO)...